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37 – French tenor Paul Razavet (1882-1958) as George Brown (“La Dame blanche”), Opéra-Comique, Paris, two years after being wounded during WW1.

Courage describes this tenor who, serving his fatherland as an infantry officer, used his ringing and flexible voice to lift up the morale of his fellow soldiers on the battlefield, organizing chamber music concerts! He scored a major success in light to lyric roles. He left a recording legacy.

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