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us: White, Robert, 1936 October 27-

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  • Variants

    • us: White, Robert (Tenor)
    • us: White, Bobby, 1936 October 27-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Juilliard School
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Tenors (Singers)
          (lcsh) Actors
      • Earlier Established Forms

          White, Robert (Tenor)White, Robert(Tenor)
      • Sources

        • found: Trio Flauto Dolce. [Phonodisc] 1966?
        • found: All music WWW site, January 29, 2014 (Robert White; American tenor; born and raised in the Bronx to Irish parents; beginning in 1945, billed as Bobby White, he began to appear as an actor and singer on radio programs; a regular member of Coast to coast on a bus, hosted by Milton Cross, and had several soap opera roles; studied voice with Gerard Souzay and pursued further musical studies with Nadia Boulanger; after obtaining his Masters at Juilliard in 1968, he started teaching music history at Hunter College and the Manhattan School of Music and continued his professional singing career; premiered works by Milton Babbitt, Gian Carlo Menotti, and Samuel Barber, and joined the New York Pro Musica under Noah Greenberg; has a radio show on the BBC, on which he sings a whole range of classical repertory, show tunes, and Irish favorites; member of the Voice Faculty of the Juilliard School)
        • found: Speaking of radio, WWW site, January 29, 2014: Interviews (Robert White; Robert (Bobby) White; actor/singer, interviewed October 26, 1999; born October 27, 1936; a well-known and accomplished tenor who studied at the Juilliard School of Music; the son of radio's "Silver Masked Tenor," Joseph M. White; his own radio career included performances on Coast-to-coast on a bus, The singing lady, and The Fred Allen show; lives in New York City) {}
        • notfound: Int. WW music, 9th ed;New Grove;Baker, 6th ed.;Kutsch/Riemens, 3. erw. Aufl.;Int. ww in classical music, 18th, 29th ed.
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        • 1981-09-08: new
        • 2014-01-31: revised
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