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Jan Peerce

Jan PeerceAKA Jacob Pincus Perelmuth

Born: 3-Jun-1904
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 15-Dec-1984
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mt. Eden Cemetery, Valhalla, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Operatic tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera

Wife: Alice Kalmanowitz (m. 10-May-1929, until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Larry Peerce (film director, b. 19-Apr-1930)
Daughter: Joyce
Daughter: Susan Barbara

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY
    University: Columbia University

    New York Metropolitan Opera Singer (1941-67)
    National Medal of Arts
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1751 Vine St. (motion pictures)

    Goodbye, Columbus (3-Apr-1969)
    Tonight We Sing (26-Jan-1953)
    Something in the Wind (1-Aug-1947) · Tony
    Carnegie Hall (28-Feb-1947) · Himself

Author of books:
The Bluebird of Happiness: The Memoirs of Jan Peerce (1976, memoir)

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