Jerry Hadley

 

 

Age: 55

 

Summary: operatic tenor noted for his bright lyric voice, lively acting, and adventurous choice of repertory who sang everything from Mozart to show tunes, including appearing on a recording of Show Boat that was a best-seller, but had recently suffered from severe depression and had financial difficulties, troubled personal relationships, and professional setbacks.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in an apparent suicide attempt

 

Born: June 16, 1952

 

Died: July 18, 2007

 

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York