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Richard Tucker

August 28, 1913 • January 8, 1975

 

—Metropolitan Opera Tenor —

 
Richard Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 40° 46.412′ N, 73° 58.913′ W. Marker is in New York City, 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edna Ferber (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maine Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); To Christopher Columbus
Richard Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 18, 2017
2. Richard Tucker Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Falconer Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eleanor Roosevelt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sir Walter Scott (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bela Bartok (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Employees War Memorial (approx. half a mile away).
 
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.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
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
Richard Tucker Monument image. Click for full size.
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. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 19, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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