44 – Belgian tenor Alfred Legrand (1888-1982) as “Mârouf, savetier du Caire”, Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique, Paris, 1919 and a strange encounter with soprano Aline Vallandri .

He remains closely associated with opéra-comique, especially in romantic roles. After a performance of “Mârouf” in Paris, his taxi bumped into another car driven by French soprano Aline Vallandri (1878-1952)! They became friends ever since. He left a scarce recording legacy.

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