Enrique del Portal

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Enrique Ruiz del Portal González (3 July 1932 – 20 March 2020) was a Spanish tenor and actor. He was born in Madrid. His career began in 1959 in Teatro de la Zarzuela. He retired in 2014.

He played the role of Caramello in Carnival in Venice. He also played Cardona in Doña Francisquita, Governor in Don Gil de Alcalá, Espejo in Chorizos y Poles, Españita and Ansúrez in different productions of La patria chica, Atenedoro in La revoltosa and Intendente in El rey que rabió.

On 5 March 2020, Portal suffered a fall at his home in Madrid. He was unable to be hospitalized due to the coronavirus pandemic. His health got worse and died on 20 March from gastroenteritis, aged 87.[1]

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  1. "Muere el tenor Enrique del Portal, víctima de «la saturación sanitaria», según su viuda" (in Spanish). 20 March 2020. Retrieved 21 March 2020.

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