Leonard Warren

Music Review
12:12 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Music Review: Songs of Rudyard Kipling with Leonard Warren

Leonard Warren (1911-1960), famous baritone for the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

 

          British novelist and poet Rudyard Kipling spanned topics including imperialism, war and children, but instead of reading Rudyard Kipling, I had the chance to hear a selection of his poems superbly preformed by famous Metropolitan Opera Baritone Leonard Warren.  This classic record has been wonderfully remastered and includes 9 songs; some more famous titles such as Gunga Din and Mandalay are featured.

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