Tuesday, May 27, 2008

McCormack, John

(1884-1945), Irish tenor, after winning the National Irish Festival competition, went to Milan for further study, made his operatic debut in Savona, Italy, 1908. The following year he started his career as opera singer and sang in Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Boston, Chicago, and Australia. Capacity crowds filled concert halls during his farewell tour of the US in 1937.

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