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Kiepura, Jan (1902 - 1966), tenor

Leo Riemens and Alan Blyth

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Sosnowiec, 16 May 1902; d Harrison, NY, 15 Aug 1966). Polish tenor. He studied in Warsaw with Tadeusz Leliva, making his début in Lwów as Faust in 1924. He sang at the Vienna Staatsoper (1926–37) as Cavaradossi, Calaf, Rodolfo (La bohème), Manrico, Don José and created the Stranger in Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane (1927, Hamburg). In 1928 Kiepura sang Cavaradossi at the Paris Opéra and

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