Aleksandr Preis

Alexander Germanovich Preis (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ге́рманович Прейс; 1905–1942) was a Soviet writer of numerous plays and libretti, including those for Shostakovich's operas The Nose and Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1905, Died April 14, 1942 (Yekaterinburg)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6FB-2221 10-in. 5/24/1946 Hobo song Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  


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