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Nikolai Ivanovich Speranskii Edit Profile

Singer (bass)

Nikolai Speranskii, USSR Singer (bass).

Background

Speranskii, Nikolai was born on July 30, 1877 in Tambov.

Education

Pupil of K. Everardi.

Career

Soloist with the Moscow Private Opera, 1901-1904, and with the Zimin Opera Theatre, Moscow, 1905-1916. Founder of the Opera Theatre in Saratov, 1917, and of an opera group in Rostov-on-Don, 1920. Taught at the Saratov, Rostov and Baku conservatories, and at the Moscow Conservatory from 1932.

From 1939, professor at the Moscow Conservatory. Taught at the Gnesin Music Pedagogical Institute, 1946-1951. Trained a generation of singers including R. Mamedov (Biul’-BiuF).