John McCormack Quotes

I never place myself mentally in the position of compromising principle and conscience. But there are times when I might harmonize differences in order to make progress, or maintain unity.

John McCormack
John McCormack
  • Born: June 14, 1884
  • Died: September 16, 1945
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Musician

John Francis McCormack, KSG, KSS, KHS was an Irish tenor, celebrated for his performances of the operatic and popular song repertoires, and renowned for his diction and breath control. He was also a Papal Count. He became a naturalised American citizen before returning to live in Ireland.