Bogomir Korsov

1845 - 1920

Bogomir Bogomirovich Korsov, was a Russian baritone opera singer.
Korsov studied first at St. Petersburg College and then architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1864. He studied singing in St. Petersburg with Luigi Piccioli and then in Milan with Giovanni Corsi. He made his debut at the Turin Theatre.
In 1869 he was accepted at the Imperial Opera in St Petersburg. During the same period, he sang periodically at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, and moved on to perform there regularly in 1882. Korsov left the opera stage in 1905.
Korsov's wife was a famous singer Kroutikova, Alexandra Pavlovna.
Among his roles were:
Rigoletto in Rigoletto
Iago in Otello
Germont in La traviata
Boris in Boris Godunov
Peter in The Power of the Fiend
The title role in Mazeppa
Devil in Cherevichki
Demon in The Demon
Mizgir in The Snow Maiden
created the title role in Aleko.
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