Placido Domingo hospitalized in Madrid

  • Opera tenor Placido Domingo has been admitted to a Madrid hospital after suffering a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in his lung, his publicist revealed on Tuesday.

    The 72-year-old was hospitalized on Monday in his hometown.

    He is expected to make a full recovery in about three to four weeks, said his publicist.

    Domingo has also been forced to cancel five performances planned for later this month for the opera Il Postino at the Madrid Royal Theater.

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