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25 – French baritone Jean Bourbon (1875-1948) in the title-role of “The Chemineau” by Xavier Leroux, creation, Monnaie, Brussels, 1908.

An underrated singer, he gave thousands of performances and created dozens of operas in realistic and dramatic portrayals. Composer Leroux said that he was his “best Chemineau”.

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