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Opera Singer Placido Domingo Leaves Hospital In Spain

posted 15 Jul 2013, 05:16 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 15 Jul 2013, 05:16 ]

Placido Domingo leaves hospital after a blood clot in his lung

 LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JUNE 29, 2010) (REUTERS) -  Opera singer Placido Domingo left a Spanish hospital on Saturday after being hospitalised earlier this week because of a blood clot in his lung, according to a posting on his official Twitter account.

Domingo tweeted "Going home" and posted a picture of himself getting into a car. The 72-year-old Spaniard posted the same message on his Facebook account.

The operatic tenor, who is general director of the Los Angeles Opera, was forced to cancel several appearances due to his illness but is expected to make a full recovery in three to four weeks, his publicist said on Tuesday.

Domingo, who was treated at a hospital in his hometown Madrid, is one of the best-known opera singers in the world and has sung 142 different roles.