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Placido Domingo Undergoes Surgery

Placido Domingo has undergone surgery to remove a cancerous polyp from his colon and is expected to make a full recovery.

Spokeswoman Nancy Seltzer said Monday that the 69-year-old Spanish tenor had surgery last week at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and was released Sunday.

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Seltzer says the malignancy was localized. She says Domingo is expected to resume his singing schedule at Milan's Teatro alla Scala on April 16 with a performance of Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra."

In addition to singing and conducting, Domingo will continue as general director of the Los Angeles Opera and the Washington National Opera.

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