Georgy Vinogradov


Georgy Vinogradov

Georgy Vinogradov

Georgy Pavlovich Vinogradov (Russian: Георгий Павлович Виноградов) was a Russian tenor and Alexandrov Ensemble soloist from 1943-1951.

He was born in Kazan in 1908. At first he belonged to the church choir and the railroad workers’ drama club in Kazan. Then, while studying engineering, he also studied violin and viola at the Kazan State Conservatory (Kazan School of Music or Eastern Music College), and in the 1930s was a student at the Military Academy of Communications, Moscow. He took singing lessons and performed in amateur concerts at the same time, besides broadcasting on All-Union Radio. From 1941 to 1943, he served in a frontline entertainment team. In 1943, he was transferred to the Ensemble. He became Honoured Artist of Russia in 1949.

With the Alexandrov Ensemble he recorded Two Maxims (recorded 1943), Oh the Road, In a Forest at the Front (recorded 1945), Nightingale (recorded 1950), Dark Night (recorded 1945) and The Bending Branch (or Luchina). In the 1940s he also recorded Nightingale as a duet with the baritone Vladimir Bunchikov and Over the Sea with bass Georgy Abramov.

Listen to the songs performed by Georgy Vinogradov


Vinogradov’s Wikipedia page can be found here.


Georgy Vinogradov during Violin Studies

Georgy Vinogradov during Violin Studies

Georgy Vinogradov

Georgy Vinogradov

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2 comments on “Georgy Vinogradov

  1. […] Abramov (bass) and Georgy Vinogradov (tenor) sing an old Russian folk song “Over the […]

  2. […] Georgy Pavlovich Vinogradov (Георгий Павлович Виноградов) sings “Two Maxims” (Два Максима) […]

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