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Leonova, Darya Mikhailovna

( Outstanding opera singer, contralto)

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(1835 - 1896). Studied at St. Petersburg College Theater, while speaking at the Imperial stage in vaudeville and plays with singing. In 1852, Mr.. with great success made her debut in "A Life for the Tsar" by Glinka, who voted Leonova liked, he went to her party Wani, and after worked with her, wrote for her "Prayer" and was going to write an opera "bigamist". In 1857 - 1858 years in concert abroad, and liked Meyerbeer and Auber, tried to persuade her to stay in Paris. Until 1873. sang at the Imperial stage in both capitals, . creating a number of parties in operas by Russian composers (Princess in "Rusalka" Dargomyzhsky, . Rogneda, . Kroatki in opera Dyutsha, . Spiridonovny for "Hostile force" Serov, . Innkeeper in Boris Godunov "by Mussorgsky, . Margaret "Ratcliff" Cui),
. Outstanding was Leonov in the role of Azucena in "Il Trovatore" by Verdi. After retiring from the stage, Leonov made a concert trip to Siberia, Japan, China and North. America, in 1879. undertook a concert tour in Russia, with Mussorgsky as accompanist, introducing the province with excerpts from the works of new Russian school, then she, along with Mussorgsky music courses opened in St. Petersburg. At one time she taught singing in the Moscow theater school. Of the students of her most prominent - tenor Don, sung at the Imperial Moscow stage. - See. her "Memoirs" ( "Historical Journal", 1891) and "Russian Gazette Musicale", 1896,? 3, 301 - 308.


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