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Nikolay Vasilevich SMOLICH

producer , Popular Artist of USSR since 1944

Nikolay SMOLICH, Producer; Popular Artist of USSR since 1944. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.

Background

SMOLICH, Nikolay was born in 1888.

Education

1909 graduated Drama Courses, St. Petersburg. 1910 graduated History, of Philology Faculty, St. Petersburg University.

Career

1909-1920 actor, producer, then 1920-1923 Artistic Director, Aleksandrine Drama Theater, now the Leningrad Pushkin Academy Drama Theater. 1925-1929 Artistic Director, Academy Maly Opera Theater, Leningrad. 1928-1929 simultaneously Artistic Director, Leningrad Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet.

1929-1938 Chief Producer, USSR Academy Bolshoy Theater, Moscow. 1938-1947 Artistic Director, Shevchenko Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet, Kiev. 1947-1948 Chief Producer, USSR Bolshoy Theater.

Productions: Kreyn’s “Zagmuk” (1930). Glinka’s “Ruslan i Lyudmila” (Ruslan and Ludmilla) (1931). RimskyKorsakov’s “Zolotoy petushok” (The Golden Cockerel) (1932).

Meyerbeer’s “Les Huguenots” (1934). Dzerzhinsky’s “Tikhiy Don” (Quiet Flows the Don) (1936), etc.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1946.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1946.