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Richard Tucker
Birth: Aug. 28, 1913
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1975
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Opera Singer Born Rivn (Rubin) Ticker in Brooklyn, New York, he is regarded as one of America's greatest tenor opera singers. He began singing secular songs on a radio program in Manhattan in the 1930s and accepted a prestigious post as Chazan at the Brooklyn Jewish Centre in 1943. For the next three decades he continued singing on the radio, toured performing in the most renowned opera houses and made many Cantorial recordings. When he died, a funeral service was held for him on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. The service ended with the stage bare, except for Tucker's coffin, as the curtain came down on him for the final time. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Sara Perelmuth Tucker (1914 - 1985)*
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Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Spinoza/Schwersenz Society: Block A, Section 2, Line 10 Rear, Grave 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1045
Richard Tucker
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Rest in. peace.
- Sue Gartman
 Added: Mar. 11, 2016
Such a great gentleman. So gracious to take time to speak to me before a concert in Atlanta. Greatly missed.
- John Clayton
 Added: Jan. 24, 2016
Remembering you today! Thank you for all of the wonderful talent you gave the world, you are truly missed! One of the most gifted singers in the opera world! Bright Blessings! William
- william bondar
 Added: Jan. 8, 2016
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