Taras Shevchenko

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (9 March [O.S. 25 February] 1814 – 10 March [O.S. 26 February] 1861) was an Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko is also known for many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator.

He was a member of the Sts Cyril and Methodius Brotherhood and an academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts. In 1847 Shevchenko was politically convicted for writing in the Ukrainian language, promoting the independence of Ukraine and ridiculing the members of the Russian Imperial House.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 9, 1814 (Moryntsi), Died March 10, 1861 (Saint Petersburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-025403 12-in. 8/30/1938 If I had a necklace Stephanie Korolishin-Cymbalist Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor CS-025404 12-in. 8/30/1938 If I had a necklace Stephanie Korolishin-Cymbalist Female vocal solo, with piano author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shevchenko, Taras," accessed December 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102564.

Shevchenko, Taras. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102564.

"Shevchenko, Taras." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102564

Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.