Alexander Kipnis

Alexander Kipnis

Birth
Zhytomyrs'ka, Ukraine
Death 14 May 1978 (aged 87)
Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 6923756 · View Source
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Ukrainian-born operatic bass singer. Principal bass singer for the Berlin Opera Company in the 1920s. Sang with the Chicago Civic Opera Company (1924-1932) and the New York Metropolitan Opera (1939-1946). He was considered one of the best bass singers of his time and was known for his distinctive voice and interpretations of Wagner and Russian operas. After his retirement from the Metropolitan, he taught at the Juilliard School of Music, the New York College of Music and privately.


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  • Added: 12 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6923756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Kipnis (1 Feb 1891–14 May 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6923756, citing Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.