young man, 1/2 figure, dark hair, light skin

‘Franco Corelli’

Franco Corelli was a 20th-century phenomenon, an Italian tenor with a unique sound! Discovering his immense vocal power and stage presence came about while watching an opera excerpt on the local arts television station. (‘Turandot’ by Puccini) Immediately I was hooked. His music lives in my head all the time.

Q. Do you have art that inspires your art-making?

References: various photos of Corelli found online were helpful, in creating a fantasy image finally unlike any of them.

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