His real name was Maurice Machabanski. He studied singing in 1957 at the Paris Conservatory. He was drafter in the Algerian wars and had to interrupt his studies.
I want to thank Claude Ribou for the picture (bottom) and poster (bottom).
I want to thank Georges Cardol for the pictures (top two).
I wish to thank Claude Ribou for all the additional and rare material on Maurice Maievsky.
I wish to thank Georges Cardol for the Rigoletto recordings and Georges Voisin for the other recordings.