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 Milton John Cross

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Milton John Cross

  • Birth 16 Apr 1897 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 3 Jan 1975 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 6845336

Radio announcer. Cross was known as "The Voice of The Met." He became announcer for the Metropolitan Opera in New York on December 25, 1931 and he would continue until his death 43 years later. He was only heard but never seen. He would broadcast every Saturday matinee performance, giving plot synopsis, notes on costuming, staging and acting. Before becoming the announcer for the Met, he had a brief singing career as a tenor and also helped broadcast the inauguration of President Herbert Hoover. He edited "Complete Stories of The Great Operas" (1947).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6845336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton John Cross (16 Apr 1897–3 Jan 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6845336, citing Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .