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Semen Hulak-Artemovsʹkyĭ

Semen Stepanovich Hulak-Artemovsky (Ukrainian: Семен Степанович Гулак-Артемовський, also referred to as Semyon Gulak-Artemovsky and Artemovs’kyj) (February 16 [O.S. February 4] 1813 – April 17 [O.S. April 5] 1873), was a Ukrainian opera composer, singer (baritone), actor, and dramatist who lived and worked in Imperial Russia.

He is known mainly for his comic opera Zaporozhets za Dunayem (A Zaporozhian (Cossack) Beyond the Danube), as well as for his dramatic talent and his powerful, rich baritone voice. He was the nephew of the poet Petro Hulak-Artemovsky and a close friend of Taras Shevchenko.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1813 (Horodysche), Died April 17th, 1873 (Moscow)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-01143 10-in. 9/2/1936 Do not let the young men in the garden Stephanie Korolishin-Cymbalist Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 6212L 10-in. 1907 Ty hulajesz Filomena Lopatyńska ; Leon Lopatyński Female-male vocal duet composer  


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Hulak-Artemovsʹkyĭ, Semen. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from

"Hulak-Artemovsʹkyĭ, Semen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

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