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John McCormack (I) (1884–1945)

John McCormack was born on June 14, 1884 in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland as John Francis McCormack. He was married to Lily Foley. He died on September 16, 1945 in Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »

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 2011 War on Terror (Documentary) (performer: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" from "L'elisir d'amore")
 2011 War Horse (performer: "Roses of Picardy")
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Peg of Old (2011) ... (performer: "When The Dew Is Falling" - uncredited)
 2006 Bachelors Cottage (Video short) (performer: "A Long Way to Tipperary")
 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ballads and Blues (2006) ... (performer: "She Moved Through The Fair")
 2004 Ladies in Lavender (performer: "Roses of Picardy")
 2000 When Brendan Met Trudy (performer: "Three O'Clock In The Morning", "Sonny Boy", "Kathleen Mavourneen", "Panis Angelicus")
 1999 Mal (performer: "The Green Isle of Erin")
 1997 The Butcher Boy (performer: "AVE MARIA, Op. 52, No. 6")
 1990 Miller's Crossing (performer: "Come Back To Erin")
 1989 Harlem Nights (performer: "Oh Promise Me")
 1937 Wings of the Morning (performer: "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms", "Killarney", "Come Back to Erin", "At the Dawning of the Day" - uncredited)
 1930 Song o' My Heart (performer: "A Fairy Story by the Fire" (uncredited), "I Feel You Near Me" (uncredited), "I Hear You Calling Me" (uncredited), "Ireland, Mother Ireland" (uncredited), "Just for Today" (uncredited), "Little Boy Blue" (uncredited), "Luoghi Sereni e Cari" (uncredited), "A Pair of Blue Eyes" (uncredited), "Plaisir d'Armour", "The Rose of Tralee" (uncredited), "Then You'll Remember Me" (uncredited), "All Mein Gedanken" (uncredited), "Kitty, My Love, Will You Marry Me?" (uncredited), "The Magpie's Nest" (uncredited))
 1928 Lilac Time (performer: "Jeannine, I Dream of Lilac Time" - uncredited)
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 1941 Citizen Kane
Man Singing at Inquirer Party (uncredited)
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 1941 Cavalcade of Faith (Documentary)
 1937 Wings of the Morning
Himself - the Tenor
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 1961 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- New York in the Twenties (1961) ... Himself

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6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Bing Crosby] All you need today is a cardboard megaphone and a little nerve and then to stand near a microphone and fake a thing they call singing.


Considered by many to be Ireland's greatest tenor. See more »

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