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Richard Tucker (IV) (1913–1975)

Brooklyn-born tenor Richard Tucker had a unique dual career. As one of the great voices of the Metropolitan Opera, Tucker made his debut there as Alfredo Germont in Verdi's "La Traviata" in January, 1945, and became a specialist in the Italian and French lyric roles. Among his most famous roles with the company were Rodolfo in Puccini's "La Boheme... See full bio »

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 1963 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series)
Faust
- Episode #11.37 (1963) ... Faust
 1952 Carmen (TV Movie)
Don Jose
 1952 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Guest Opera Vocalist
- The Cold (1952) ... Guest Opera Vocalist
 1952 Cavalcade of Stars (TV Series)
Guest Tenor Opera Vocalist
- Episode #3.43 (1952) ... Guest Tenor Opera Vocalist
 1949 Song of Surrender
Singer on 'Serenade'
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His last appearance on TV was broadcast two months after his actual death. It was a Boston Pops Concert conducted by Arthur Fiedler, on which Tucker sang his signature piece, "Vesti La Giubba" from "Pagliacci". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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