Great Soviet / Russian opera singer (lyric tenor), an opera director, and teacher. People's Artist of USSR (1950). The winner of the Stalin Prize of the second degree (1941).
Born: July 10 (June 27 O.S.), 1902, Staroye Knyazevo, Tver Governorate
Died: June 26, 1977, Moscow, USSR
- 72 Vocals
- 5 Instruments & Performance
- 1 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Acting, Literary & Spoken