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Jan Kiepura (1902–1966)

Jan Kiepura, the son of a baker, was born in 1902 in the gloomy mining town of Sosnowiec, now in Poland, but situated in Russia at that time. He left his native town, that - although dirty and dark - would always remain dear to his heart, for Warsaw, where he started studying law. At the same time he took singing lessons with Waclaw Brzesinsky and ... See full bio »


(age 64) in Rye, New York, USA

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Known For

My Heart Calls You Mario Delmonti
A Song for You Riccardo Gatti
Mon coeur t'appelle Mario Delmonti
Zauber der Boheme René Lambertin


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 1952 Das Land des Lächelns
Sou Bawana Pantschur, Prinz von Javora
 1949 Valse brillante
Jan Kovalski
 1949 Addio Mimí!
René Lambertin
 1937 Zauber der Boheme
René Lambertin
 1936 Thank You, Madame
Toni Kowalski
 1936 Give Us This Night
Antonio Belizza
 1935 I Like All the Women
Jean Morena / Eugène (as Jean Kiepura)
 1935 Ich liebe alle Frauen
Jan Morena & Edi Jaworski
 1935 My Heart Is Calling
Mario Delmonte
 1934 A Song for You
Riccardo Gatti
 1934 Mon coeur t'appelle
Mario Delmonti
 1934 My Heart Calls You
Mario Delmonti
 1933 Tout pour l'amour
Ricardo Gatti (as Jean Kiepura)
 1933 A Song for You
Riccardo Gatti, Opernsänger
 1933 Tell Me Tonight
Enrico Ferraro (as Jan Kiépura)
 1932 Be Mine Tonight
Enrico Ferraro
 1932 The Song of Night
Enrico Ferraro
 1931 Farewell to Love
Giovanni Cavallone, tourist guide
 1930 Die singende Stadt
Giovanni Cavallone - Fremdenführer
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Opera singer.

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Alternate Names:

Jean Kiepura | Jan Kiépura


6' (1.83 m)


Mártha Eggerth  (his death)  (2 children)

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When he played opposite Mártha Eggerth in the German film "Mein Herz ruft nach Dir" (1934), the duo found true love which lasted for the rest of their lives. Kiepura and Eggerth, married in real life, caused a sensation on Broadway and had great successes with the plays "Die lustige Witwe" and "Polonaise". See more »

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