Monday, January 6, 2014

Hmyrya, Borys

Borys Hmyrya(1903-1969), Ukrainian opera and chamber singer(bass). He was called "Borys the Great". He studied music at the Kharkiv Conservatory after studying civil engineering at the Kharkiv Institute, then sang at the Kharkiv Opera Theater, he sang mostly the roles of Russian operas. He was awarded: People's Artist of the USSR(1951), Winner of the State Prize of USSR(52), and holder of the Order of Lenin(1960).

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