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Lev Aleksandrovich Meĭ

Lev Aleksandrovich Mei (Russian: Лев Алекса́ндрович Мей (name sometimes transliterated as Lev Mey); 25 February [O.S. 13 February] 1822 – 28 May [O.S. 16 May] 1862) was a Russian dramatist and poet.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1822 (Moscow), Died 1862 (Saint Petersburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18656 10-in. 11/3/1916 Pourquoi? Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


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