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Jan Peerce

voc, 1904-1984 US, Lower East Side
Classical
A.k.a. Jacob Pincus Perelmuth

Jan Peerce (June 3, 1904 – December 15, 1984) was an American operatic tenor. Peerce was an accomplished performer on the operatic and Broadway concert stages, in solo recitals, and as a recording artist. He is the father of film director Larry Peerce.

        
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  • Folk
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Don Giovanni, K. 527: Act II Scene 15: Don Giovanni, a cenar teco (Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Leporello, Chorus) on Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Böhm & Tullio Serafin
Samson and Delilah (Highlights): Act III, Scene II, "Bacchanale" on Saint-Saëns: Highlights from Samson and Delilah - Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin by Camille Saint-Saëns, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Rise Stevens, Robert Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale, Leopold Stokowski's Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra & Leopold Stokowski
Samson and Delilah (Highlights): Act II, Scene III, "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix" on Saint-Saëns: Highlights from Samson and Delilah - Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin by Camille Saint-Saëns, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Rise Stevens, Robert Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale, Leopold Stokowski's Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra & Leopold Stokowski
L'chaim (To Life) on Songs From "Fiddler On The Roof" by Jan Peerce
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Finale: Presto - Allegro assai on Beethoven: 9 Symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven & Arturo Toscanini
Bluebird Of Happiness on Lebendige Vergangenheit - Jan Peerce II by Jan Peerce
Re dell'abisso affrettati on Victor Vocal Series by Marian Anderson
Carmen: Act I: Habanera: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Cigarette Girls) on Bizet: Carmen, WD 31 by Georges Bizet, Rise Stevens, Jan Peerce, Fritz Reiner & Licia Albanese
Samson and Delilah (Highlights): Act I, Scene VI, "Printemps qui commence" on Saint-Saëns: Highlights from Samson and Delilah - Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin by Camille Saint-Saëns, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Rise Stevens, Robert Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale, Leopold Stokowski's Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra & Leopold Stokowski
Samson and Delilah (Highlights): Act II, Scene I, "Amour! viens aider ma faiblesse!" on Saint-Saëns: Highlights from Samson and Delilah - Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin by Camille Saint-Saëns, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Rise Stevens, Robert Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale, Leopold Stokowski's Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra & Leopold Stokowski

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Title Artist Year Type
Mefistofele / I Lombardi • Rigoletto (Excerpts)Arrigo Boito / Giuseppe Verdi - Zinka Milanov • Nan Merriman • Jan Peerce • Leonard Warren • Nicola Moscona, Arturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra2017Album
The Holy CityJan Peerce2013Single
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce2012Single
O Sole MioJan Peerce2012Single
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce2012Single
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce2012Single
Lucia Di LammermoorGaetano Donizetti, Lily Pons, Jan Peerce, Francesco Valentino, Nicola Moscona, Fausto Cleva2007Album
Neapolitan SerenadeJan Peerce2006Album
Cantorial MasterpiecesJan Peerce2006Album
La Traviata (Complete Opera)Giuseppe Verdi, Arturo Toscanini, Licia Albanese, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, NBC Symphony Orchestra2005Album
RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi - Leonard Warren, Erna Berger, Jan Peerce, Nan Merriman, The Robert Shaw Chorale2001Compil.
3 Tenors Of The Golden AgeJan Peerce / Jussi Björling / Mario Lanza1996Compil.
Judas Maccabaeus (Complete Oratorio)Georg Friedrich Händel, Jan Peerce, Martina Arroyo, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, Thomas Scherman1995Album
Jan Peerce Sings Hebrew MelodiesJan Peerce1994Album
The World's Greatest Love SongsJan Peerce1994Album
Madama Butterfly (Hollywood Bowl, 1948)Giacomo Puccini, Eugene Ormandy, Eleanor Steber, Jan Peerce, Richard Bonelli1993Album
Arturo Toscanini : Beethoven Symphony No. 9 "Choral" Coriolan OvertureArturo Toscanini • Eileen Farrell • Nan Merriman • Jan Peerce • Norman Scott • The Robert Shaw Chorale • NBC Symphony Orchestra / Ludwig van Beethoven1990Album
RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi - Leonard Warren, Erna Berger, Jan Peerce, Nan Merriman, The Robert Shaw Chorale1990Album
Highlights From Verdi's RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi / Erna Berger · Nan Merriman · Jan Peerce · Leonard Warren · Italo Tajo · Renato Cellini · The Robert Shaw Chorale · Robert Shaw1989Album
Ninth SymphonyArturo Toscanini • Eileen Farrell • Nan Merriman • Jan Peerce • Norman Scott • The Robert Shaw Chorale • NBC Symphony Orchestra / Ludwig van Beethoven1987Album
Across The GenerationsJan Peerce, Beth Abraham Youth Chorale, Cantor Jerome B. Kopmar1983Album
Jan Peerce Today! / Cantorial MasterpiecesJan Peerce1982Album
Today!Jan Peerce1980Album
Traviata HighlightsGiuseppe Verdi ; Licia Albanese, Jan Peerce1972Single
Jan Peerce Sings Handel AriasJan Peerce Sings Georg Friedrich Händel1972Album
Jan PeerceJan Peerce1971Compil.
May The Good Lord Bless and Keep You / Sing Everyone SingJan Peerce1971Single
Bluebird Of Happiness And Other Wonderful World FavouritesJan Peerce1971Album
The Early YearsJan Peerce1970Compil.
Ninth SymphonyArturo Toscanini • Eileen Farrell • Nan Merriman • Jan Peerce • Norman Scott • The Robert Shaw Chorale • NBC Symphony Orchestra / Ludwig van Beethoven1970Album
Rosh Hashanah ServiceJan Peerce1969Album
Journey Through OperaJan Peerce1968Album
Verdi: Te Deum, Hymn Of The Nations, Nabucco: Act III- Va, PensieroArturo Toscanini, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Jan Peerce, The Robert Shaw Chorale, Westminster Choir1968Compil.
The Art Of The CantorJan Peerce1966Album
'Til The End Of TimeJan Peerce1964Album
Jan Peerce on 2nd AvenueJan Peerce1964Album
MariaJan Peerce1963Single
Sings Yiddish Folk SongsJan Peerce1963Album
The Student PrinceSigmund Romberg, Roberta Peters, Jan Peerce, Giorgio Tozzi, Anita Darian, Lawrence Avery, The Merrill Staton Choir, Hershy Kay, Franz Allers1963Album
Jan Peerce On BroadwayJan Peerce1963Album
Ariadne Auf NaxosRichard Strauss / Leonie Rysanek, Walter Berry, Jan Peerce, Roberta Peters, Sena Jurinac, Wiener Philharmoniker, Erich Leinsdorf1961Album
Beethoven: Fidelio (complete)Sena Jurinac, Jan Peerce, Maria Stader, Chor Der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Hans Knappertsbusch1961Album
Chansons YiddishJan Peerce1960Album
The Great Song Hits From Gigi & BrigadoonJan Peerce, Jane Powell, Robert Merrill, Phil Harris1960Album
The Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce1959Single
Lucia Di LammermoorRobert Merrill, Patrice Munsel - Jan Peerce, Ezio Pinza, Thelma Votipka, Paul Franke, Gaetano Donizetti1959Single
Carmen (Abridged)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Fritz Reiner, The Robert Shaw Chorale1959Single
Israeli LullabyJan Peerce1958Single
Jan Peerce In Las VegasJan Peerce With Joe Reisman And His Orchestra1958Album
Great Moments In Opera - Verdi-PucciniLicia Albanese, Jussi Björling, Victoria De Los Angeles, Robert Merrill, Zinka Milanov, Jan Peerce, Roberta Peters, Giorgio Tozzi, Cesare Valletti, Leonard Warren1958Compil.
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce1958Single
Lucia Di LammermoorGaetano Donizetti — Roberta Peters / Jan Peerce / Giorgio Tozzi / Philip Maero, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Erich Leinsdorf1958Album
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce1958Compil.
RecitalJan Peerce1957Album
Faith / A Child's First ChristmasJan Peerce With Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra And Chorus1957Single
Wonderful! Wonderful! / My Yiddishe MommeJan Peerce1957Single
Golden Moments In SongJan Peerce1957Album
A Passover Seder With Jan PeerceJan Peerce1956Album
Jan Pierce Sings Hebrew MelodiesJan Peerce1956Album
Madame Butterfly AbridgedGiacomo Puccini, Licia Albanese, Jan Peerce1956Album
RecitalJan Peerce1955Single
Samson And Delilah (Highlights)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, Leopold Stokowski1955Single
A Masked Ball (Highlights)Giuseppe Verdi, Zinka Milanov, Roberta Peters, Marian Anderson, Jan Peerce, Leonard Warren, Dimitri Mitropoulos, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra1955Album
Blue Star (The "Medic" Theme) / Your HandsJan Peerce With Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra1955Single
Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce1954Single
When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New / If You Love MeJan Peerce With Henri René And His Orchestra1954Album
A Masked Ball (Complete)Giuseppe Verdi - Arturo Toscanini And NBC Symphony Orchestra / Herva Nelli, Jan Peerce, Claramae Turner, Robert Merrill, Virginia Haskins, The Robert Shaw Chorale1954Album
Fidelio (Complete)Ludwig van Beethoven, Arturo Toscanini, Rose Bampton, Jan Peerce, Eleanor Steber, NBC Symphony Orchestra1954Album
Jan PeerceJan Peerce1954Album
Two Scenes From Lucia Di LammermoorPatrice Munsel, Jan Peerce, Ezio Pinza, Renato Cellini, Gaetano Donizetti1953Album
Gems From RigolettoErna Berger / Jan Peerce - Leonard Warren, The Robert Shaw Chorale1953Single
Tonight We SingEzio Pinza - Roberta Peters - Jan Peerce1953Album
Lucia di LammermoorPatrice Munsel / Jan Peerce - Ezio Pinza1953Single
Maria, My OwnJan Peerce, Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra And Chorus1952Album
Just For A While / I'll Know My LoveJan Peerce, Hugo Winterhalter Orchestra1952Single
These Things Are Known (Only To God)Jan Peerce1952Album
Duets From La TraviataLicia Albanese, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill1952Single
What Is A Boy / Because Of YouJan Peerce Composed And Conducted By Hugo Winterhalter1951Single
What Is A boyJan Peerce1951Single
How Do I Love Thee / OnceJan Peerce1951Album
Highlights From Verdi's La TraviataLicia Albanese / Robert Merrill / Jan Peerce / Giuseppe Verdi1950Album
Oh, Promise MeJan Peerce1949Single
Because / MattinataJan Peerce1949Album
Eili, EiliJan Peerce1949Single
Operatic AriasJan Peerce1948Album
Kol Nidrei / A Plea To GodJan Peerce1948Album
RecitalJan Peerce1947Album
Four Operatic AriasJan Peerce1946Album
Il Trovatore, Act IVZinka Milanov And Jan Peerce With Frieder Weissmann Conducting RCA Victor Chorale And Orchestra, Giuseppe Verdi1945Album
Ave Maria / Agnus DeiEileen Farrell / Jan Peerce1945Album
Song Of India / I Love TheeLily Pons / Jan Peerce1945Album
O Little Town Of Bethlehem / Hark! The Herald Angels SingDick Haymes And The Travis Johnson Singers With Jesse Crawford / Eileen Farrell, Jan Peerce1944Album
My Romance / Beautiful Lady In BlueJan Peerce1936Album
May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You / Sing Everyone SingJan PeerceAlbum
Beethoven IX The Finest Prewar Performance By The Maestro, From The Broadcast Acetates Carefully Reprocessed (From The Broadcast Of 6 February 1938)Ludwig van Beethoven, Arturo Toscanini, Vina Bovy, Kerstin Thorborg, Jan Peerce, Ezio PinzaAlbum
M'Appari / PagliacciJan PeerceAlbum
Vesti La Giubba / La DanzaJan PeerceAlbum
Samson (Oratorium)Georg Friedrich Händel, Utah Symphony Orchestra, University of Utah Chorus, Maurice de Abravanel, Jan Peerce, Phyllis CurtinAlbum
RecitalJan Peerce And Marian AndersonCompil.
Without A Song / I'm Falling In Love With SomeoneJan PeerceAlbum
Love SongsJan PeerceAlbum
Songs By Jan PeerceJan PeerceAlbum
Concert At Carnegie HallJan PeerceAlbum
La Donna E Mobile / 4-Star MedleyJan Peerce / Barry WoodAlbum
Golden Moments Of SongJan PeerceSingle
College Of Musical Knowledge / "La Donna E Mobile"Jan PeerceAlbum
Verdi Requiem La Scala perf. (complete)Arturo Toscanini, Renata Tebaldi, Cloe Elmo, Giacinto Prandelli, Cesare Siepi, Jarmila Novotná, Kerstin Thorborg, Nicola Moscona, Jan PeerceAlbum
La Bohème (Complete)Giacomo Puccini, Arturo Toscanini, Licia Albanese, Jan PeerceAlbum
Kill Nidrei/A Plea To GodJan PeerceAlbum
Holy CityJan PeerceSingle
Italian Operatic DuetsJan Peerce, Leonard WarrenSingle
RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi, Jan PeerceSingle
Great Voices Of The CenturyJan PeerceCompil.
CarmenGeorges Bizet - Risë Stevens ❊ Jan Peerce ❊ Licia Albanese ❊ Robert Merrill ❊ Fritz ReinerAlbum
Macushla / L'amour-Toujours-L'amourJan PeerceAlbum
Valencia / AmapolaJan PeerceAlbum
Pop Goes PeerceJan PeerceAlbum
Selections From CarmenRisë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, The Robert Shaw ChoraleSingle
Israeli LullabyJan PeerceSingle
Jan Peerce First Recordings "The Lord's Prayer"Jan PeerceAlbum
Wonderful! Wonderful / Bluebird Of HappinessJan Peerce, Joe Reisman And His Orchestra And ChorusSingle
Jan Peerce In OperaJan PeerceAlbum
Concert In ParisJan PeerceAlbum
Bizet - Carmen (Highlights)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Robert Merrill, Fritz Reiner, The Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert ShawAlbum
Alaska's Flag / Aleut LullabyJan PeerceSingle
Metropolitan Opera AssociationJan PeerceAlbum
Golden Moments Of SongJan PeerceAlbum
A Jan Peerce SerenadeJan PeerceSingle
Here In My HeartJan PeerceSingle
O Solo Mio And Other FavoritesJan PeerceSingle
Scenes From Samson And DelilahCamille Saint-Saëns - Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, NBC Symphony Orchestra And The The Robert Shaw Chorale Conducted By Leopold StokowskiAlbum
Jan Peerce Sings Songs From "Fiddler On The Roof" And Ten Classics Of Jewish Folk SongJan PeerceAlbum
Judas MaccabaeusJan Peerce, Georg Friedrich Händel, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper And Wiener Akademie Kammerchor Conducted By Thomas Scherman, Martina Arroyo, Mary Davenport, David Smith, Lawrence AveryAlbum
When I Give My Heart It's ForeverJan PeerceSingle
Another Jan Peerce ConcertJan PeerceSingle
Gems From RigolettoErna Berger, Jan Peerce, Leonard Warren, The Robert Shaw ChoraleAlbum
Bluebird Of Happiness/ Wonderful ! Wonderful !Jan PeerceAlbum
BecauseJan PeerceSingle
Ludwig Van Beethoven: FidelioSena Jurinac, Jan Peerce, Maria Stader, Murray Dickie, Gustav Neidlinger, Dezso ErnsterAlbum
Rigoletto HighlightsHilde Reggiani, Giorgio Bardi Kokolios, Jan Peerce, Francesco Valentino, Bruno Landi, Fausto ManricoAlbum
Gegrusst Sei Mir, O Heil'ge Statte / Hier An Den Herzen Treu GeborgenRCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Jussi Björling, Jan PeerceSingle
Pop Goes PeerceJan PeerceAlbum
Concert Under The StarsJan Peerce, Harry Horlick And His OrchestraCompil.
The Worlds Favourite Love SongsNelson Eddy & Jan PeerceCompil.
RigolettoJan PeerceSingle
O Sole Mio / La DanzaJan PeerceAlbum
Bluebird Of Happiness / BecauseJan PeerceAlbum
Madam ButterflyJan PeerceAlbum
Another Jan Peerce ConcertJan PeerceSingle
Grandes Arias De OperaJan PeerceAlbum
Because / Bluebird Of HappinessJan PeerceAlbum
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