Death of a Met tenormain
The Puerto Rican tenor Antonio Barasorda made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Cavaradossi in Tosca in 1995.
He went on to sing Pollione, Radamès, Cyrano de Bergerac and Canio. On one occasion, in 2002, he stood in for Placido Domingo in the fourth act of Andrea Chenier.
Antonio died of a heart attack at home in San Juan on July 9.