Ivan Melnikov( Famous baritone)
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Biography Ivan Melnikov
(1831 - 1906). He graduated from the Commercial College, engaged in trade, but soon devoted himself to music. He made his debut in 1860, in a concert of St. Petersburg Music School Lomakina. In 1867, Mr.. Melnikov was made in St. Petersburg, the "Puritans," and became one of the eminent opera. Its main roles: Ruslan Melnik (in "Mermaid"), Boris Godunov, Kochubey (in "Mazeppa, Tchaikovsky), Demon (Rubinstein in the opera), Wolfram (in" Tannhц╓user "Wagner). Leaving the scene, founded in 1892. choral class, gave, under the direction of Becker, with excellent results.