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The Most "Villainy" Operatic Villain

After doing some intense research on operatic villains I decided to make my own list of operatic villains and figure out which one of them is the most "villainy". I have decided to extend this list into a few blogposts instead of simply narrowing it down to the worst of the worst.

(Also, Mesphistopheles from Faust is NOT going to be on this list because it's not fair for all the other mortal villains. He lies on a totally different level of Villain and none of the other guys can compete with him. Sorry to all you Mephisto fans.)

This is Part 1 of my Operatic Villain posts, with the least evil characters featured.

Count Almaviva from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Just a jealous husband. He literally has nothing better to do than to suspect his wife of infidelities, while he himself runs after any hoop skirt that passes by. I'm sorry if you don't know the plot of The Marriage of Figaro because it's absolutely AWESOME. Unfortunately I'm…