Actor, Lauritz Melchior, was born Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior on Mar 20, 1890 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Melchior died at the age of 83 on Mar 18, 1973 in Santa Monica, CA .
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording. Lauritz Melchior's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #80 on Nov 17, 1947.