Ramón Vargas

Brayman, Matthew
December 2003
Business Mexico;2004 Special Edition, Vol. 13/14 Issue 12/1, p62
Interviews Ramon Vargas, Mexico's top performing fine artist, regarding his journey from the Basilica de Guadalupe choir to the Metropolitan Opera. Views on his comparison with Placido Domingo; Accomplishments and status in Mexico; Favorite composers; Favorite characters to play; Moments of weakness; Views on the message of his art.


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