Much of GRV's life/bio was derived from what he himself created, from a
fictional father to his claim that he was born in the US. His real father was
Solomon Fingerhut, an erstwhile piano teacher whose exploits made the NYT
The previous-known life of GRV has little to do with history and/or
accuracy, despite its frequent repetitions.
My article on his life and bio (with much needed new data, from orig
sources) appeared in Dec 2014 in AP.
In a message dated 12/11/2017 8:08:27 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
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* *The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library*by Mary Black Junttonen
(in:/Fortes artis musicae/(2008, Vol. 55: No. 3))
* *"Hello Posterity": the life and time of G. Robert Vincent, founder
of the National Voice Library*by Douglas Collar (Ph.D. Thesis,
Michigan State University, Dept. of English, 1988)