Placido Domingo

Placido Domingo

Biography

Author Profession: Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
Born: January 21, 1941
Age: 75 years old
Birth Sign: Aquarius

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Every three days on average, I am alone on stage, facing the public.

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently.

My strength is my enthusiasm.

I feel like a little boy who is constantly offered new toys.

I feel at home in an orchestral score.

The voice collects and translates your bad physical health, your emotional worries, your personal troubles.

I then realized that I could never be satisfied again with the mere natural charm of my voice, that I had to constantly paint when singing, melting all the colors, expressing reds and blacks that had to be less primary but bursting with subtly colored combinations.

But enough joking. I am singing. This is all my life.

Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance.

The public is a part of my real life.

But I won't deprive myself of singing opera as long as my voice follows.

I am never wrong when it comes to my possibilities.

I have always studied my parts with the orchestral score and not with the piano reduction.

On the other hand, I have devoted so much energy to reach the top that I accept the stress of being there.

Should it happen tomorrow, I would fall to my knees to give thanks to God for such a career.

The atmosphere of the theater is my oxygen.

Don't you think it astonishing that, at 58, I am still working at improving my career?

I was married at 16, a father at 17 and divorced at 18.

I will prove that a great conducting career is expecting me.

In the last century, everybody was singing lower.

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire. Angelina Jolie age

I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors. Joel Osteen quotes

I just thank God that I didn't grow up with so much money or privilege because you had to create ways to make it happen. Kim Basinger

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