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John McCormack

AKA John Francis McCormack

Born: 14-Jun-1884
Birthplace: Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland
Died: 16-Sep-1945
Location of death: Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Deansgrange Cemetery, Dubin, Ireland

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

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Operatic tenor, Irish balladeer

Father: Andrew McCormack
Mother: Hannah Watson
Wife: Lily Foley (soprano, m. 2-Jul-1906, one son, one daughter)
Son: Cyril
Daughter: Gwendolyn
Son: Kevin Foley (his nephew, adopted)

    High School: Marist Brothers School, Athlone
    High School: Summerhill College, Sligo (1902)

    New York Metropolitan Opera Singer (1912-14 and 1917-19)
    Chicago Opera Singer (1912-13)
    Boston Opera Company Singer (1910-11)
    Manhattan Opera Singer (1909-10)
    French Legion of Honor
    Freeman, City of Dublin 1923
    Order of St. Gregory the Great
    Order of the Holy Sepulchre
    Naturalized US Citizen 7-Jun-1919
    Risk Factors: Emphysema

    Wings of the Morning (1937) · Himself
    Song o' My Heart (7-Sep-1930)

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