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Richard Tucker

August 28, 1913 • January 8, 1975

 

— Metropolitan Opera Tenor —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
1. Richard Tucker Marker
Inscription.  

Gift to the City of New York
in loving memory of Richard Tucker
from
Mrs. Richard Tucker and Family

[Performed in the following operas]

Aida • Andrea Chenier • Boris Godonov • Carmen
Cavalleria Rusticana • Cosi fan tutte • Die Fledermaus
Don Carlos • Eugene Onegin • Faust • I Pagliacci
Il Trovatore • La Boheme • La fanciulla del West
La forza del West • La Gioconda • La Juive • La Traviata
Lucia di Lammermoore • Luisa Miller • Madama Butterfly
Samson et Dalila • Simon Boccanegra • The Magic Flute
The Tales of Hoffmann • Tosca • Turandot • Ballo in machera


 
Erected 1979 by the Tucker Family and the Richard Tucker Music Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 46.412′ N, 73° 58.913′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broadway north of West 65th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Richard Tucker Park, New York NY 10023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
2. Richard Tucker Marker
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dante Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dante Alighieri (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Dante Park (about 600 feet away); Edna Ferber (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maine Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Septuagesimo Uno (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Tucker Bio. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About Richard Tucker, at The Richard Tucker Music Foundation. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Richard Tucker at Find A Grave. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Richard Tucker Park. (Submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Richard Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
3. Richard Tucker Marker
Richard Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
4. Richard Tucker Marker
Richard Tucker Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
5. Richard Tucker Bust
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
6. Richard Tucker Monument
Looking NNE, with Columbus Avenue and West 66th Street on right
Richard Tucker Bust Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
7. Richard Tucker Bust Sculptor's Mark
Milton Heband
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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