[William Blankenship as Count Almaviva in "The Barber of Seville" 3]

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Photograph of William Blankenship dressed as Conde de Almaviva for his part in the Italian opera "The Barber of Seville". The costume pictured consists of a dark coat, a white jabot, and dark goatee and thin mustache. Blankenship was a tenor with the Vienna State Opera Company from 1967 to 1969.

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Photograph of William Blankenship dressed as Conde de Almaviva for his part in the Italian opera "The Barber of Seville". The costume pictured consists of a dark coat, a white jabot, and dark goatee and thin mustache. Blankenship was a tenor with the Vienna State Opera Company from 1967 to 1969.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

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William Blankenship was born and raised in Gatesville, Texas and died on December 2, 2017 at the age of 89 in Vienna, Austria. Blankenship sang for 30 different roles in his 203 performance career with the Vienna State Opera Company.

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  • Dec. 20, 2017, 2:33 p.m.

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[William Blankenship as Count Almaviva in "The Barber of Seville" 3], photograph, 196u; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc797141/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.