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Greer Grimsley's "First Opera"

Clip: Season 39 Episode 1 | 1m 34s

Bass-baritone star Greer Grimsley is perhaps best known for his soaring performances in Richard Wagner's operas. But his musical roots can be found in a very different brand of "unearthly" music - the sounds of New Orleans. Here he shares how one led to the other - and to a chance meeting with the legendary Richard Tucker.

Aired: 01/10/14

Expired: 01/10/17

Rating: NR

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