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Alexander Kipnis
Birth: Feb. 1, 1891
Death: May 14, 1978

Ukrainian-born operatic bass singer. Principal bass singer for the Berlin Opera Company in the 1920s. Sang with the Chicago Civic Opera Company (1924-1932) and the New York Metropolitan Opera (1939-1946). He was considered one of the best bass singers of his time and was known for his distinctive voice and interpretations of Wagner and Russian operas. After his retirement from the Metropolitan, he taught at the Juilliard School of Music, the New York College of Music and privately. 
 
Burial:
Willowbrook Cemetery
Westport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 13, 2002
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Alexander Kipnis
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Alexander Kipnis
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Feb. 1, 2014
Happy Birthday!
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Feb. 1, 2011
You were my greatest icon when I studied and performed. Rest in Peace Mr. Kipnis. Hiram F.
- Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 26, 2011
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