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Žarko Cvejić Suggest updates

Yugoslav (Serbian) bass.

Žarko Cvejić was a leading bass soloist with the Belgrade opera through the ffifties and sixties. He sang several principal roles with the company during its 1962 visit to the Edinburgh Festival.

A few years earlier, in 1955, when Decca made excellent recordings of seven rare Russian works, he participated in operas by Borodin (Galitsky/Konchak) and Mussorgsky (Varlaam, Ivan Khovansky),  

Roles in Scotland

Prince Ivan Khovansky leader of the Musketeers
Khovanshchina 1962
Prince Galitsky Vladimir Yaroslavich, brother of Yaroslavna
Prince Igor 1962
King of Clubs ruler of an imaginary Kingdom
Love for Three Oranges 1962
General a retired officer
Gambler 1962

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