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Made his Metropolitan Opera debut in Verdi's "Otello", singing the title role under legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini. Toscanini was at the Met from 1908 to 1914, and Slezak sang Otello each time that Toscanini conducted it there.
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First known as an operatic tenor, especially renowned for his Wagnerian work, he would eventually quit singing and become a comedian in Austrian films.