- Category : Science-Biology
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (10,29)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 4
American singer who began a career as a biologist until detoured by army service. Postwar he began singing on a Chicago radio station. Finding this to be his true direction, he began formal voice training in Italy. His debut at La Scala brought rave revues and at the New York Met he received huge ovations. In 1958 he was the singing voice of actor Rossano Brazzi in the movie version of the popular musical "South Pacific." His repertoire included more than 100 bass-baritone roles. In 1991 he became a professor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and later a professor emeritus.
He suffered a fatal heart attack on May 30, 2011 in Bloomington, IN.