Operatic tenor known as The Singing Policeman who sang "God Bless America" during a memorial event following the September 11th attacks.
He was an assistant director at the American Youth Repertory Company in New York.
He performed for president George W. Bush in 2002.
He has a daughter with his wife Marla Kavannaugh who is also an opera singer. He also has two children from a previous marriage.
He was inspired to sing after watching Mario Lanza in The Great Caruso.