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William Warfield

William WarfieldAKA William Caesar Warfield

Born: 22-Jan-1920
Birthplace: West Helena, AR
Died: 25-Aug-2002
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Buried, Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Porgy and Bess

Military service: US Army

Father: Robert E. Warfield
Mother: Bertha McCamery
Wife: Leontyne Price (soprano, m. 31-Aug-1952, div. 1972)

    University: AB, Eastman School of Music (1942)
    Professor: Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1974-90)
    Professor: Music, Northwestern University

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Old Explorers (28-Sep-1990)
    Masters of the Congo Jungle (24-Dec-1958) [VOICE]
    Show Boat (13-Jul-1951) · Joe

Author of books:
William Warfield: My Music & My Life (1991)


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