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Grigorii Stepanovich Pirogov

Singer (bass)

Grigorii Pirogov, USSR Singer (bass).

Background

Pirogov, Grigorii was born on January 24, 1885 in the village of Novosel’, now in Riazan’ Oblast’.

Education

Graduated from the Music and Drama School of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, 1908. Pupil of M. E. Medvedev and L. D. Donskoi.

Career

Elder brother of Aleksandr Pirogov. In the same year, appeared with a private company in Rostovon-Don, and with the Mariinskii Theatre in Petersburg, 1909. Soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre, 1910-1920.

Afterwards appeared in many towns in the USSR and abroad. Popular as a concert singer.