Tribute to Maltese Tenor Oreste Kirkop -Vagabond King. He sang opera at Las Vegas and the Hollywood Bowl and appeared on NBC TV in pioneering productions of Madame Butterfly, La traviata and Rigoletto. In 1958 he returned to Covent Garden and retired in 1960.
Placido Domingo is a Spanish opera singer who was born in Madrid in 1941. He is surely one of the operatic greats having a wide vocal range - primarily tenor but he has sung baritone also. His first tenor role was as Alfredo in La Traviata in 1960. He has performed at all the great opera houses including New York, La Scala and Covent Garden.