Sadness: A great Russian bass has died

January 10, 2018 by norman lebrecht

1 comment.

The Bolshoi has announced the death of Alexander Vedernikov, its premier bass through most of the second half of the 20th century. He was 90 years old.

He is survived by his son, also Alexander Vedernikov, incoming chief conductor of the Royal Danish Opera.


Comments (1)

  1. JOHN NEMARIC says:

    A sad day indeed. What a beautiful voice.

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