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India’s Bandit Queen onstage

Boston Musica Viva premieres Shirish Korde’s chamber opera “Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen’’ tonight and tomorrow. Boston Musica Viva premieres Shirish Korde’s chamber opera “Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen’’ tonight and tomorrow.
By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / April 23, 2010

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Phoolan Devi had a life made for opera — part “Carmen,’’ part Tarantino flick. Born to a poor family in a small village, Devi’s harrowing early life set her on a course that brought her intense notoriety in India, first as a feared criminal, then as a celebrated politician. Her life came to a violent end in 2001, when she ... (Full article: 870 words)

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