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Eileen Farrell

Eileen FarrellBorn: 13-Feb-1920
Birthplace: Willimantic, CT
Died: 23-Mar-2002
Location of death: Park Ridge, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Castine Cemetery, Castine, ME

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Operatic soprano

"Miss Farrell is to singers what Niagara is to waterfalls."

Father: Michael John Farrell
Mother: Catherine Kennedy (singing teacher)
Husband: Robert Reagan (NYPD policeman, m. 4-Apr-1946, d. 1986, one son, one daughter)
Son: Robert
Daughter: Kathleen

    Teacher: Voice, Indiana University

    New York Metropolitan Opera Singer (1962-66)
    Grammy 1962 for Wagner's Götterdämerung (shared)
    Irish Ancestry

Author of books:
Can't Help Singing: The Life of Eileen Farrell (1999, memoir)

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