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20 Nov 2005

Falsetto castrati enjoyed rock-star status

http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-11-19T153753Z_01_MOL956231_RTRUKOC_0_UK-ARTS-CASTRATI.xml&archived=False

farinelli.jpgBy Jeremy Lovell [Reuters, 19 November 2005]

LONDON (Reuters) - They were the superstar singers of their day, able to charge astronomical fees and attract hordes of female admirers.

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