Charles Anthony, Metropolitan Opera' Long-Time Tenor, To Retire

03/30/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • JAMES BARRON nytimes.com

Now, at 80, Mr. Anthony has become a Methuselah of the Met. It is tempting to say that he has appeared too many times to count, but the Met counts things. It says he has appeared in 2,927 performances, the most of any solo artist in its history.

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