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Jerome Hines


Bass opera singer using the Metropolitan Opera who appeared in a huge selection of performances over a lot more than 4 years. He was turned down from his junior senior high school glee membership because his deep tone of voice did not mix well with the others the group. He didn’t start executing in operas until some years after graduating university, spending the years between teaching chemistry at UCLA and doing work for an essential oil company. He was created in Jerome Albert Hyperlink Heinz in Hollywood, California. Beverly Sills was another well-known opera vocalist.

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Full Name Jerome Hines
Date Of Birth November 8, 1921
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Profession Opera Singer
Education University of California, Berkeley
Nationality American
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Jerome Hines is the son of Russell Ray Heinz, a film production manager, 2nd unit director, etc.
2Distantly related to the late U.S. Senator John Heinz (R-Pa) and to the Heinz food products family.
3Imposing, stalwart, star bass who sang with the Metropolitan Opera in New York for 41 years, longer than any other principal performer.



Don Carlo1980TV MovieThe Grand Inquisitor
The Voice of Firestone1963TV SeriesMephistopholes
The Voice of Firestone1963TV SeriesMephistopheles
Golden Child1960TV MovieCaptain Sutter



The Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala1983TV SpecialBaryton
The Mike Douglas Show1971TV SeriesHimself - Opera Basso
The Ed Sullivan Show1950-1968TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Bow / Himself - Bassist
The Bell Telephone Hour1960-1968TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Bass
The Merv Griffin Show1965TV SeriesHimself
What's My Line?1960TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The Voice of Firestone1949-1957TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Bass Soloist
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1956TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The George Jessel Show1954TV SeriesHimself

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