Anatolij Galaktionovich Zhukov

February 28, 1921 Romanovka, Shkotovskij district – August 2007

Picture of Anatoly Galaktionovich Zhukov
Picture of Anatoly Galaktionovich Zhukov
In March 1942, Zhukov was drafted into the Red Army and sent to the 422th Khabarovsk Infantry Division as a radio operator. In June of that year, he fought at Stalingrad. Later, he fought in the Kursk bulge, crossed the Dnieper, the Danube, participated in the storming of the Carpathians, and went on fighting to Prague.

After the war, Zhukov served in the newly created Song and Dance Ensemble of the seventh army. After transfer to the reserve, Zhukov graduated from Lviv State Conservatory (1953).

After graduation, Zhukov was a leading soloist at the Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theater for thirty years.

Novosibirsk opera

In Novosibirsk, he sang more than 40 main roles, and had a repertory of more than 500 concert pieces.

As a guest, he sang at the Bolshoj, the Kirov, in Odessa, Perm, Aşgabad, Volgograd, Khabarovsk, Tomsk, Samarkand, Vladivostok, in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Mongolia, the German Democratic Republic, ....

Zhukov was a professor for singing at the Novosibirsk State Conservatory from 1961.

There exists a video of Khrennikov's V burju/Into the storm, filmed in 1977 at the Novosibirsk opera with Zhukov and Egudin. The cast is:
Frol Baev – M. Dejneko
Natalija – Z. Didenko
Andrej – Anatolij Zhukov
Aksinja – L. Mjasnikova
Ljonka – Vladimir Vasilyev
Listrat – V. Urbanovich
Storozhev – A. Prudnik
Antonov – Valerij Egudin
Kosova – A. Bubnova
Afonka – I. Kruglov
Fedjusha – V. Sychev
Chirikin – I. Kosov
Lenin – G. Kostrov
conductor: Boris Gruzin
Reference 1
Reference 2

I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for his help in preparing these notes.
Anatolij Zhukov singsChatterton: Tu sola a me rimani, o poesia (in Russian)
In RA format

Anatolij Zhukov sings Evgenij Onegin: Ja ljublju vas, Olga (I love you, Olga), with unknown mezzosoprano
In RA format

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