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Classically tall, dark and handsome, and a man with a personal magnetism of such intensity, he could, it was often said, "charm the birds off the trees". It's no surprise that after an early operatic success, America fell in love with Gian Carlo Menotti, and he quickly made friends in high places. Donald Macleod explores Menotti's glamorous connections and the plentiful commissions they brought him.

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Tue 5 Jul 2011 18:30

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