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Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies at 55

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In this Feb. 6, 2007, file photo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky performs during the final dress rehearsal for the opera "Eugene Onegin" in New York. The beloved Russian baritone “died peacefully” early Wednesday morning, Nov. 22, 2017, after a long battle with cancer near his home in London, his office said in a statement. He was 55. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, a few years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He was 55.