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Jan Kiepura
Birth: May 16, 1902
Slaskie, Poland
Death: Aug. 15, 1966
Westchester County
New York, USA

Actor, Singer. He was born in Sonowiec, Poland. He began his career as opera singer in 1925, getting a big success. In the final yeras of the 1920s and in the early 1930s, he toured for Europe, South America and United States. He made his film debut already in 1926 with the Polish production "O czem sie nie mysli", but is best remembered for the movies "Die singende Stadt" (1930), "Das Lied einer Nacht" (1932) and "Ein Lied für Dich" (1933). In 1934, he knew his future wife Martha Eggerth, while working in the movie "Mein Herz ruft nach Dir" (1934). They acted also together in the movies "Zauber der Bohème" (1937), "Addio Mimi!" (1947), "Walzer der Liebe" (1949)and "Das Land des Lächelns" (1952). During Second World War, he move to the United States, and in the 1950s, he got the American nationality. He died in Rye, New York.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
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Powazki Cemetery
Mazowieckie, Poland
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Record added: Nov 16, 2005
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