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John McCormack

Author: Raymond Foxall
Publisher: Staten Island, New York : Alba House, [1963] ©1963
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This critical and sincere biography assesses the fabulous career of the loveable--but often controversial--Irishman."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John McCormack; John McCormack
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Foxall
OCLC Number: 3009593
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 186 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: A strange fear is born --
A choirmaster's discovery --
"I will be a singer--or nothing" --
To Italy--and the maestro --
The big chance --
Début in Covent Garden --
I hear you calling me --
To America with Tetrazini --
To Australia with Melba --
The finger of scandal --
The prodigal is forgiven --
Life in an Irish mansion --
"Fun with money" --
McCormack the helpmate --
Idol of the concert platform --
What McCormack did for Ireland --
His first and last film --
Great days in America --
Retirement foreshadowed --
Singing his farewells --
A golden voice fades ... --
Farewell John McCormack --
The memory.
Responsibility: by Raymond Foxall ; foreword by Sir Compton Mackenzie.

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"This critical and sincere biography assesses the fabulous career of the loveable--but often controversial--Irishman."--Publisher's description.

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