Jan Peerce

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Birthday
3, 1904
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Dec 15, 1984 (80)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1904
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Dec 15, 1984 (80)

About

American operatic tenor who performed at venues all over the world in roles like Alfredo in La traviata and Rodolfo in La bohème. He has also performed as a soloist.

Before Fame

His career began when he was hired as a soloist for the Radio City Music Hall when he was twenty-eight.

Trivia

He appeared on a number of opera recordings, including Verdi's Rigoletto, Bizet's Carmen, and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.

Family Life

His son, Larry Peerce, became a well-known film director.

Associated With

His big break came when he was discovered by legendary music director Arturo Toscanini of the NBC Symphony Orchestra.

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