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Cassilly, Richard b. December 14, 1927 d. January 30, 1998 Opera Singer. A dramatic tenor, he is remembered primarily for his Wagnerian portrayals. Raised on an eastern Maryland farm, he relocated to Baltimore with his family while in his teens and sang in his high school's glee club. He was to enter Peabody Conservatory in 1946 and sing in some school operatic productions while also taking advantage of an opportunity to study with the legendary soprano Rosa Ponselle. Cassilly moved to New York in 1952 where he supported himself as a chorister and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Saint Francis DeSales Catholic Church Cemetery, Abingdon, Harford County, Maryland, USA