Dmitri had been a basso profundo singer, and to this day retains a commanding voice as well as a keen ear.
"He lived a very full life," said basso, who seemed shaken when reached by phone Monday evening.
basso said Alleman had a genetic predisposition for cardiac problems, as both of his parents died of heart attacks in their 50s.
Of course basso, Beck, Gingrich, and Palin do differ in their efforts.
basso recalled Alleman as a fun-loving man who loved the Heart Attack Grill.
The basso profundo with the keys stood frowning at the paper Singleton had presented.
But though on that evening a basso did bleat, it may be that he was not bubonic.
This tableau lasted nearly two minutes, with the most complete steadiness, the basso singing an aria.
The first three were from the basso Porto—fit inhabitants of the place.
In the spandrels of the arch are figures, in basso relievo, of a man with a sword and round shield attacking a dragon.