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Robert Merrill

AKA Morris Miller

Born: 4-Jun-1917
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 23-Oct-2004
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Sharon Gardens Cemetery, Valhalla, NY

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

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

The first to have 500 performances at the Metropolitan Opera.

Father: Abraham Miller (shoe dealer)
Mother: Lillian Balaban (unsuccessful soprano)
Wife: Roberta Peters (soprano, m. 30-Mar-1952, div. 26-Jun-1952)
Wife: Marion Machno (m. 30-May-1954, two children)
Son: David
Daughter: Lizanne

    High School: New Utrecht High School, Brooklyn, NY (1935)

    New York Metropolitan Opera Singer (1946-51 and 1953-76)
    Dutch Treat Club
    National Medal of Arts 1993
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6763 Hollywood Blvd.

    Anger Management (5-Mar-2003) · Himself
    Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1-Apr-1952)

Author of books:
Once More from the Beginning (1965, memoir)
Between Acts (1976, memoir)
The Divas (1978, novel, with Fred Jarvis)

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