Richard Tucker Music Foundation

Tucker in costume for Andrea Chénier, with Mario Lanza (right), who was a great fan of Tucker's, after Tucker's 1958 Covent Garden debut. This was their only meeting.

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, carries the name of Richard Tucker.

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Richard Tucker

American operatic tenor and cantor.

Tucker in costume for Andrea Chénier, with Mario Lanza (right), who was a great fan of Tucker's, after Tucker's 1958 Covent Garden debut. This was their only meeting.
As the Duke in Rigoletto, 1971.
Richard Tucker monument in Lincoln Square, Manhattan

Shortly after his death, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation was established by his widow, sons, colleagues, and friends, "to perpetuate the memory of America's greatest tenor through projects in aid of gifted young singers".

Renée Fleming

American soprano, known for performances in opera, concerts, recordings, theater, film, and at major public occasions.

Fleming in 2009
Fleming, April 2008
Renée Fleming in NY in 2008
Fleming with husband Tim Jessell
Fleming performs at We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on January 18, 2009.
Renée Fleming speaking at NIH May 2019
President Barack Obama awards Renée Fleming the 2012 National Medal of Arts.

She also was awarded a Richard Tucker Career Grant and won the George London Competition.

Rockwell Blake

American operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in Rossini operas.

La Scala of Milan

He was the first winner of the Richard Tucker Award.

Deborah Voigt

American dramatic soprano who has sung roles in operas by Wagner and Richard Strauss.

Richard Wagner Signature.svg

In the same month, she won the coveted Richard Tucker Award from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation.

David Daniels (countertenor)

American countertenor.

Daniels in concert with the U. S. Army Chorus and Orchestra
Daniels as Oscar Wilde in Oscar at Opera Philadelphia, 2015

In 1997, he won the Richard Tucker Award.

Patricia Racette

American operatic soprano.

Patricia Racette, 2012

A winner of the Richard Tucker Award in 1998, she has been a regular presence at major opera houses internationally.

Paul Groves (tenor)

American operatic tenor.

In 1991 he won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and in 1995 he won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award.

Ailyn Pérez

American operatic soprano known for her interpretation of Violetta, Mimì and Thaïs.

Ailyn Pérez as Elvira in Ernani at Teatro alla Scala, 2018

She is a 2019 Opera News Awards Honoree, and the winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award.

Diana Soviero

Diana Soviero (born March 19, 1946, in Jersey City) is an American operatic soprano of international stature, a recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1979.

Brian Asawa

Japanese American opera singer who sang as a countertenor.

In 1993, Asawa was awarded a career grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation and made his debut at the Santa Fe Opera as Arsamene in Handel's Xerxes.