Happy Birthday, Robert Merrill

One of America’s greatest baritones was born on this day in 1917. (Hat tip to Sam Ramey for reminding us.) “Per me giunto” from Verdi’s Don Carlo. Younger people may better know Bob Merrill from singing the National Anthem at Yankees games for years after his retirement from the opera stage.

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June 4, 2013 · 4:01 pm

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