The History of the Tenor
Is an archive of the greatest Operatic Tenors including narration and sound clips from 1900 until 1990.

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Lev Klementyev

Lev Klementyev

Klementyev, Lev

Born: 1868

Died: 1910


Russian tenor.

He began his career in operetta and then grand opera during his days at the Kiev Opera and Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre.
He was especially admired in the title role of Rubinstein's Nero, not particularly for his singing but rather for the way he interjected his own real pretensions and irremissible behavior into the character. Klementyev died at the height of his power from peritonitis that could have responded to surgery.
Instead, he went ahead with a concert performance that cost him his life.

Tenor Aria Opera Date Time
n15-22 Klementyev Narrative   1.29
a15-23 Klementyev Ah Mon Sort Nero 1900 3.09

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