Official Conversion Rates Add Currency Converter To Your Items ES-6136 Up for auction Polish Singer Jan Kiepura Hand Signed Vintage card. This item is certified authentic by JG Autographs and comes with their Letter of Authenticity.Jan Wiktor Kiepura (May 16, 1902 - August 15, 1966) was an acclaimed Polish singer (tenor) and actor. Jan Kiepura was born in Sosnowiec, Poland, the son of Miriam (née Neuman), a former professional singer, and Franciszek Kiepura, a baker and grocery owner. Jan Kiepura introduced himself as, The Great Kierpura, to the annoyance of similarly temperamental individuals. His mother was Jewish. He had a brother, Wladyslaw. During 1916-1920, he attended the Junior School in Sosnowiec where he graduated from high school. In 1921 he studied law at the University of Warsaw. He learned singing from Waclaw Brzeziński and Tadeusz Leliwa. In 1923 he performed his first concert in the Sphinx cinema in Sosnowiec. In 1924, Jan Kiepura was admitted by Emil Mlynarski to the local choir. He played the role of Góral in Moniuszko's opera Halka. He also took part in a production of Gounod's Faust Faust in the Polish city of Lwow (now in the Ukraine).In 1926, Jan Kiepura left Poland for an international career in Germany, Hungary, France, and England. When he ...
- ASIN: B07CG72N7B
- Brand: Unknown
- ASIN: B07CG72N7BPart No: mpn_ 2274 2014