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Greer Grimsley's "First Opera"

  • Aired: 01/10/2014
  • 01:34
  • Expires: 01/10/2017
  • Rating: NR
Bass-baritone star Greer Grimsley is perhaps best known for his soaring performances in Richard Wagner's operas. But his musical roots can be found in a very different brand of "unearthly" music - the sounds of New Orleans. Here he shares how one led to the other - and to a chance meeting with the legendary Richard Tucker.
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Greer Grimsley's "First Opera"
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Greer Grimsley describes how growing up in New Orleans led him into the world of opera.
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