In Loving Memory of Jan Peerce

Copy of jan_peerceFrom his operatic debut as the Duke of Mantua in Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” to his performances with the Metropolitan Opera in La Traviata, Tosca, and La Boheme, and beyond, Jan Peerce had a flourishing and accomplished career.  As a “cultural exchange ambassador,” he traveled to Moscow in 1956 and was the first American to perform with the Bolshoi Opera.  His signature song was “The Bluebird of Happiness,” which became one of the all-time best selling recordings by an opera or concert singer. (He was also Ellen’s beloved uncle.)

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