from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Tibbett, Lawrence Mervil 1896-1960. American baritone. A principal of the Metropolitan Opera (1925-1950), he was particularly known for his roles in Italian works.


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  • -- Kenny Tibbett was the kind of senior you like to have on your team.

    Colonial Athletic Assosiation

  • Led on stage by an honor guard of Flying Tigers, she and the other guests were treated to the sight of Chinese girls marching down the aisles with lighted Chinese lanterns, color guards from the army, navy, marine corps, and coast guard, and a rendering of a Chinese marching song, sung by opera star Lawrence Tibbett.

    The Last Empress

  • As a baritone, Tibbett is acknowledged as one of the greatest opera singers produced by the United States, and one of the finest male voices of the past 100 years.»

    Lawrence Tibbett by Ham Luske

  • Backstage footage of Lawrence Tibbett (Iago), Giovanni Martinelli (Otello) and Maria Caniglia (Desdemona), along with glimpses of the thoroughly old-school costumes and staging.

    Di vaghe annugola / Nebbie il pensier

  • * You can hear Tibbett sing the "Brindisi" here, with Nicolas Massue as Cassio and Giovanni Paltrinieri as Roderigo.

    Di vaghe annugola / Nebbie il pensier

  • It may have been a dentist in NY who evidently recorded a lot of Met broadcasts, or it may have been paid for by Tibbett or Martinelli.

    Di vaghe annugola / Nebbie il pensier

  • Those of you picking Merrill over Tibbett are just wrong.

    Salvati dunque e scolpati

  • Robert Merrill, Tibbett wore out his voice pretty quickly.

    Salvati dunque e scolpati

  • I expected a lot of the listers would get their knickers in knots over the Galli Curci vs. Pons and Tibbett vs. Merrill questions, but, no, it was the Crossover topic that really got the opinions flying.

    Salvati dunque e scolpati

  • Tibbett does not come into play until well along in the story line, and we don't see things from his perspective until we hear the story in his own words towards the end of the book.

    Falling Star


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