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Basil Walsh of Palm Beach, Florida is the author of Catherine Hayes: The Hibernian Prima Donna, a recent 370-page biography of Ireland's first great international opera singer. Published in the US and Ireland by Irish Academic Press. He has also written extensively about opera for various publications.

He has contributed to various magazines, encyclopedias and journals, including Opera Quarterly. Most recently he was invited by the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin to contribute to its forthcoming multi-volume Dictionary of Irish Biography.

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