The opera singer Leonard Warren died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Operatic baritone who most notably sang the lead role in Verdi’s acclaimed opera, Rigoletto.
He sang in the Radio City Music Hall chorus during the mid-1930s and made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1938.
He died at the age of forty-eight from a cerebral hemorrhage while on stage during a 1960 performance of La Forza del Destino.
He was born in New York to Russian immigrant parents of the Jewish faith. He later converted to the Catholic faith of his wife Agatha.
He and soprano Leontyne Price performed together for a recording of the Verdi opera Il Trovatore.
How did Leonard Warren die?
Although no autopsy was performed, Warren’s death was initially thought to have been caused by a massive cerebral hemorrhage, but was later believed by the Met house physician who attended Warren after his collapse, to have been a heart attack; Warren was only forty-eight years old.