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In Verdi's opera Otello the name is accented on the second syllable.
-- Kosta  8/8/2007
That's because Giuseppe Verdi was Italian, and des-DE-mo-na is the Italian pronunciation of the name.

In Spanish it's spelt Desdémona and pronounced the same as in Italian.
-- caoilainn  1/30/2008

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