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Nico Castel (1931–2015)

Nico Castel was born on August 1, 1931 in Lisbon, Portugal as Naftali Chaim Castel Kalinhoff. He is known for his work on Live from Lincoln Center (1976), Carmen (1987) and Amahl and the Night Visitors (1978). He was married to Carol Cates, Nancy Benfield and Carol Bayard. He died on May 31, 2015 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Live from Lincoln Center
Live from Lincoln Center De Morfontaine
(1977)
Carmen
Carmen Lillas Pastia
(1987)
Amahl and the Night Visitors
(1978)
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live Miscellaneous Crew
(2007)

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 1979-1988 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Der Haushofmaiester / The Marschallin's Major-Domo / Prince / ...
- Ariadne auf Naxos (1988) ... Der Haushofmaiester
- Der Rosenkavalier (1982) ... The Marschallin's Major-Domo
- Lulu (1980) ... Prince / Manservant / Marquis
- Don Pasquale (1979) ... Notary
 1987 Carmen (TV Movie)
Lillas Pastia
 1978 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie)
King Kaspar
 1977 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
De Morfontaine
- New York City Opera: Manon (1977) ... De Morfontaine
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  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (diction coach - 2 episodes, 2007) (italian diction coach - 1 episode, 2007)
- Puccini's Il trittico (2007) ... (diction coach)
- Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia (2007) ... (diction coach)
- Bellini's I Puritani (2007) ... (italian diction coach)
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 1985 The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie documentary) (language coach)
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 1978 Amahl and the Night Visitors (TV Movie) (performer: "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (complete opera))
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 1985 The Making of 'West Side Story' (TV Movie documentary)
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[on why he became an opera singer] One of my fellow workers said I could not work for the company and not try some whiskey. So he gave me a glass of Johnnie Walker Red. I downed it in one draught and became very drunk, and I began to sing. One fellow said, "Nico, you have a good voice, you ought to have it trained."

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He was the scion of a multigenerational dynasty of Sephardic rabbis. He was a cantor in the Scarsdale Synagogue in Westchester County, N.Y., and the Progressive Synagogue in Brooklyn. See more »

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