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Dmitri Hvorostovsky, 'the Elvis of Opera' and the voice of a generation, dies at 55

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, several years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. 25 more words

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of opera's most prominent voices, dies at 55

Beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, among the most prominent opera singers of his generation, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. 35 more words

Rest in peace, beloved Dima

I don’t have words right now, and must go to work ~ somehow, eyes red from crying ~ but I just heard the news from a dear friend about the passing of our beloved Dmitri Hvorostovsky. 50 more words


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