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Lauritz Melchior (1890–1973)

Lauritz Melchior was born on March 20, 1890 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior. He was an actor, known for Luxury Liner (1948), Two Sisters from Boston (1946) and The Stars Are Singing (1953). He was married to Mary Markham, Maria Hacker and Inger Nathanson. He died on March 18, 1973 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1963 Here's Edie (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1963)
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Otto Nielsen
- Shirley Jones Makes Good (1959) ... Otto Nielsen
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
Jan Poldi
 1948 Luxury Liner
Olaf Eriksen
 1947 This Time for Keeps
Richard Herald
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Olstrom
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Mr. Nils Knudsen
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Other Works:

In 1959, he starred in an unsold pilot for a sitcom about a retired singer entitled "The Great Dane".

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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He was the most famous Wagnerian tenor of his time, although he did record arias from other operas such as "Otello" and "I Pagliacci". He sang with both of the leading Wagnerian sopranos of the era, Kirsten Flagstad and Helen Traubel. See more »

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