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Patti Smith and Opera

Apparently, Patti Smith is a big opera fan. Who knew? "Because I tour a lot," she says, "if I have a day off and there's an opera, I'll go hear it."

Her favorite opera? Parsifal, of course. "The end of Parsifal is great to go to sleep to," she says. Wonder if she's going to see it in Bayreuth next month.

Full story on WQXR. And, check out this video of Patti talking to Debbie Voigt at the opening night Rheingold in 2010. "I'll trade you tickets for one of my shows anytime," she says.