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JOHN MCCORMACK


JOHN McCORMACK


SUMMARY
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Instruments: Vocals
Music Styles: Operatic
 
Web Site: http://www.mccormacksociety.co.uk/
 
Date Born: 14th June 1844
Location Born: Athlone
 
Date Died: 1945
Location Died: London, United Kingdom
Memorial: He is buried in Deansgrange Cemetery.
 
Summary: McCormack was the first artist to record the World War I hit song It's a Long Way to Tipperary, in 1914. He toured Australia after Dame Nellie Melba engaged him, then at the height of his operatic career aged 27, as a star tenor for the Melba Grand Opera Season.
 
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