Anatolij Mikhajlovich Mishchevskij


Mishchevskij was born in Mineralnye Vody (North Caucausus) on 1 July 1933. From 1953 to 1959, he studied voice at the Moscow conservatory with Sergej Judin.

He made his debut the same year at the Stanislavskij and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater, where he was to stay for his entire career.

His repertory of about 50 roles included: Lenskij, Vodemon, Rodolfo, Almaviva, Nemorino, des Grieux, ... He sang a lot on the radio, as well.

In the evening of 25 January 1986, after having sung Lenskij, he was killed on his way home from the theater; the murderers were never identified, and the case never solved.

Anatolij Mishchevskij singsManon: En fermant les yeux, with Galina Pisarenko in Russian

Anatolij Mishchevskij singsManon: Ah! fuyez, douce image, in Russian
Igor Milner has contributed the recordings: thank you!
I wish to thank Vladimir Efimenko for the picture and some of the biographical information.

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