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Voice of Firestone:
Igor Gorin in Opera and Song

IGOR GORIN, Baritone

b- Grodek, Ukraine 26 OCT 1908
d- Tucson, AZ 24 MAR 1982


Gorin moved to Vienna with his family following the Russian revolution. He studied music as well as medicine and entered the music conservatory there and graduated in 1930. His operatic debut was that year at the Volksoper.

Gorin went to the United States in 1930 and became a naturalized citizen in 1939. He became a popular radio singer as well as a high profile operatic stage singer. His Metropolitan Opera debut was as Germont pere in La Traviata on 10 FEB 1964.

In his later years, Gorin taught voice at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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