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Renowned Italian soprano Mirella Freni dies at age 84

By RONALD BLUM | February 9, 2020

Mirella Freni, an Italian soprano whose uncommon elegance and intensity combined with a sumptuous voice and intelligence to enthrall audiences for a half-century, has died at age 84.Freni died Sunday at her home in Modena, Italy, from a degenerative muscular...

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