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Chaliapin

Fyodor Ivanovich . 1873--1938, Russian operatic bass singer
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Hart, Victor Moore, Blanche Bates, singers Feodor Chaliapin, Nellie Melba, Madame Clara Butt, Madame
Pabst's 1935 version starring the Russian bass Feodor Chaliapin lasted only 73 minutes).
Most are older recordings, some featuring the legendary Russian bass, Feodor Chaliapin (his recordings date from the 1930s), while others have that splendid lyric tenor, Niccolai Gedda, who comes from a Russian emigre family.
Yet when the arch-interventionist himself turns author, and describes such early liberal' singers as Walter, Slezak and Feodor Chaliapin, he resorts to some distinctly Blythian language.[92]
88204, 88270, and 88323), basso Feodor Chaliapin's first Victor recordings (88461 and 88462, though Bolig notes that 88461 was never listed in a North American catalog), and sixteen records of soprano Luisa Tetrazzini pressed from imported stampers (all in the 92000 series).
Russian bass Feodor Chaliapin created the Don--one of the legendary singer's most successful roles--though Massenet preferred the more restrained French bass-baritone Vanni Marcoux, who sand the Paris premiere.
Abram Arkhipov's Russian Beauty at her Embroidery, once owned by Feodor Chaliapin, sold for 120,000 [pounds sterling] at Sotheby's, London, in May 2003, while at their inaugural New York Russian sale in April 2004, Sotheby's announced with some elation the discovery of two of his portraits of smiling peasant girls, one of which realised a record for the artist at $276,800.
The daughter of acclaimed Russian bass singer Feodor Chaliapin, she was born in St Petersburg in 1910.
The title rings of retrospection, and on the cover, a stunning photograph of Rosa Ponselle hovers above a gallery of operatic legends: Enrico Caruso, Lillian Nordica, Edouard de Reszke, Geraldine Farrar, and Feodor Chaliapin. But the book is a vocal instruction text, and the historical bent is the basis of the author's pedagogy.