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Forgotten Opera Singers
Feb 6, 2015
Daria Zakharova (Mezzo-Soprano) (Kirovograd 1887 - St. Petersburg 1963)
Following studies at
the St Petersburg Conservatory, she sang from 1910 to 1918 as soloist of the
Mariinsky Theatre. During the seasons that followed, she made guest
performances in the major provincial Russian theatres and abroad. From 1938 to
1952, she taught in the conservatory of Gorky (now Nizhny- Novgorod) and in
addition she gave recitals and undertook stage direction.
Chronology of some appearances
1910-1918 St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre
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Gramophone 1912 Life for the Tsar (Glinka): Do not weep, little orphan 2-23663 16545
The cherry-tree blossoms (Glinka) 2-23664 16546