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McCracken, James (1926 - 1988), tenor

Martin Bernheimer

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 Gary, IN, 16 Dec 1926; d New York, 29 April 1988). American tenor. His début was as Rodolfo in La bohème at Central City, Colorado, in 1952. He made his Metropolitan Opera début in 1953 as Parpignol in the same opera and took many other comprimario roles before leaving for Europe in 1957. He was engaged at Bonn as Max, Radames and Canio. The turning-point in his career

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