Gulak-Artemovsky, Semyon Stepanovich

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Gulak-Artemovsky, Semyon Stepanovich

Gulak-Artemovsky, Semyon Stepanovich, Russian baritone and composer; b. Gorodishche, Feb. 16, 1813; d. Moscow, April 17, 1873. He studied voice with Glinka in St. Petersburg. He sang at the Imperial Opera there (1842-64), then lived in Moscow. His opera Zaporozhets za Dunayem (A Cossack beyond the Danube) was produced in St. Petersburg on April 26, 1863, and subsequently acquired considerable popularity in Russia.


L. Kaufman, S.S. G.-A. (Kiev, 1962).

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