Chervoniuk, Evgenii Ivanovich
Born Apr. 21, 1924, in Brusilov, in what is now Zhitomir Oblast. Soviet singer (bass). People’s Artist of the USSR (1967). Member of the CPSU since 1960.
In 1950, Chervoniuk graduated from the Kiev Conservatory, where he studied under D. G. Evtushenko and I. S. Patorzhin-skii. He was a soloist at the Ukrainian Theater of Opera and Ballet from 1950 to 1952 and has been a soloist at the Kharkov Theater of Opera and Ballet since 1952. His wide repertoire includes the title roles in Glinka’s Ivan Susanin and Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, Mephistopheles in Gounod’s Faust, Basilio in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, and Taras and the Elected Official in Lysenko’s Taras Bulba and Natalka Poltavka. Chervoniuk also gives concerts. Since 1960 he has taught at the Kharkov Institute of the Arts.
Chervoniuk was a deputy to the sixth through eighth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR. He has performed abroad. Chervoniuk has been awarded the Order of Lenin.