Bourdin, Roger

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Bourdin, Roger

Bourdin, Roger, French baritone; b. Lavallois, June 14, 1900; d. Paris, Sept. 14, 1973. He studied at the Paris Cons. He made his operatic debut as Lescaut in Manon in 1922 at the Paris Opéra- Comique; also sang at the Paris Opéra. He made his Covent Garden debut in London in 1930 as Debussy’s Pélleas. He was married to Geori Boue.

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