Ivan Semenovich Kozlovsky

Ivan Semenovich Kozlovsky

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Death 21 Dec 1993 (aged 93)
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 100427322 · View Source
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Soviet opera and chamber singer (lyric tenor), director. People's Artist of the USSR (1940). Hero of Socialist Labor (1980). With 7 years of singing in the choir of the Kiev Monastery of St. Michael, which was seen renowned spiritual composer Alexander Kosice. Soon began to sing in the choir of Trinity national house in Kiev (NK ​​Theatre Sadowski), later - the Bolshoi Academic Choir. In 1920 he graduated from the Kiev Institute of Music and Drama (vocal faculty, class of Professor EA Muravyova). During the service in the Red Army (1920-1923) in Poltava participated in performances Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater. In 1924 - in the company of the Kharkiv Opera. In 1925-1926, soloist of the Sverdlovsk Opera. In 1926 he was invited to join the Bolshoi Theatre. He made ​​his debut in the role of Alfredo (La Traviata), from the first years of service at the Bolshoi, he sang the title tenor, has gained popularity and a lot of fans in the late 1930s Kozlowski suddenly become one of the favorite singers of Stalin. In 1938 Kozlowski created State Opera Ensemble of the USSR and became artistic director of the team. He performed as an opera director. In 1954, at the height of popularity, he left the Bolshoi.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 9 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100427322
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ivan Semenovich Kozlovsky (24 Mar 1900–21 Dec 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100427322, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .