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 Lauritz Melchior

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Lauritz Melchior

Birth
Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Death 18 Mar 1973 (aged 82)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Memorial ID 6937941 View Source
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Opera Singer. He was a Danish-American opera singer. He was the preeminent Wagnerian tenor of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, and has come to be considered the quintessence of his voice type. Late in his career, Melchior appeared in movie musicals and on radio and television. He also made numerous recordings.

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  • Added: 18 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6937941
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6937941/lauritz-melchior : accessed ), memorial page for Lauritz Melchior (20 Mar 1890–18 Mar 1973), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6937941, citing Assistens Cemetery, Copenhagen, Kobenhavns Kommune, Hovedstaden, Denmark ; Maintained by Find A Grave .