Feodor Chaliapin

1873 - 1938

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Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin (Russian: Фёдор Ива́нович Шаля́пин, tr. Fyodor Ivanovich Shalyapin, IPA: [ˈfʲɵdər ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ ʂɐˈlʲapʲɪn]; February 13 [O.S. February 1] 1873 – April 12, 1938) was a Russian opera singer. Possessing a deep and expressive bass voice, he enjoyed an important international career at major opera houses and is often credited with establishing the tradition of naturalistic acting in his chosen art form.During the first phase of his career, Chaliapin endured direct competition from three other great basses: the powerful Lev Sibiriakov (1869–1942), the more lyrical Vladimir Kastorsky (1871–1948), and Dmitri Buchtoyarov (1866–1918), whose voice was intermediate between those of Sibiriakov and Kastorsky. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Feodor Chaliapin has received more than 248,436 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Feodor Chaliapin is the 122nd most popular singer (up from 125th in 2019), the 246th most popular biography from Russia (up from 254th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Singer.

Fyodor Chaliapin was a Russian opera singer who was most famous for his performances of the title role in Boris Godunov and Ivan the Terrible.

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Among singers, Feodor Chaliapin ranks 122 out of 3,541Before him are Carmen Miranda, Eros Ramazzotti, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Marie Fredriksson, Sylvie Vartan, and Gloria Estefan. After him are Renata Tebaldi, Celia Cruz, Annie Lennox, Lola Flores, Kris Kristofferson, and Dieter Bohlen.

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Among people born in 1873, Feodor Chaliapin ranks 22Before him are G. E. Moore, Julius Martov, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Max Reger, Sándor Ferenczi, and Hans von Euler-Chelpin. After him are Otto Loewi, Francisco I. Madero, Max Reinhardt, Christian Rakovsky, Ejnar Hertzsprung, and Kyösti Kallio. Among people deceased in 1938, Feodor Chaliapin ranks 28Before him are Osip Mandelstam, Maud of Wales, Bruno Taut, Vasily Blyukher, Marie of Romania, and Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia. After him are Nikolai Kondratiev, Hans Christian Gram, Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Lev Shestov, and Suzanne Lenglen.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Feodor Chaliapin ranks 246 out of 2,688Before him are Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), and Alexander Blok (1880). After him are Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Gustav Bauer (1870), Michel Fokine (1880), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), and Ivan Kramskoi (1837).

Among SINGERS In Russia

Among singers born in Russia, Feodor Chaliapin ranks 3Before him are Alla Pugacheva (1949) and Anna Netrebko (1971). After him are Eduard Khil (1934), Valery Leontiev (1949), Georg Ots (1920), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Elena Obraztsova (1939), Martti Talvela (1935), and Lyudmila Zykina (1929).