- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Opera
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 4
American operatic baritone singer, making his debut in 1923 at the Hollywood Bowl followed by the Met. He climbed rapidly to principal roles by 1924 and received an Oscar nomination for best actor in "The Rogue Song." Tibbett remained with the Met for 28 years and gained a reputation as one of the world’s finest baritones. Also sang on radio, in concerts and movies and made many popular records.
The son of a sheriff who was killed in a battle with cattle rustlers, he helped support the family while attending high school in Los Angeles. Married twice with three children, he died following neurosurgery, 7/15/1960 New York, NY.