A top tenor heard a busker singing Puccini and it stopped him in his tracks
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The most romantic songs: Wynne Evans' top ten arias
Faust, the tenor, is persuaded to sell his soul to the devil, and soprano Marguerite falls in love with him. At this point in Gounod's opera, Faust sings an aria while sending Méphistophélès in search of a gift for his love interest - hopefully not some petrol station flowers.