Russian opera singer Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938) was considered the greatest Slavic bass of his time. In 1910, he performed in the role of Massenet's Don Quixote in Monte Carlo. He also bade farewell to the stage in Monaco in 1937, in Boris Godunov. In addition to his exceptional voice, Chaliapin embodied all the qualities of operatic art - an expressive personality, an understanding of roles, charisma and commitment to the stage.
|Design||Cyril DE LA PATELLIÈRE|
|Printing process||3 colours steel-engraving|
|Size of the stamp||40.85 x 52 mm vertical|
|Quantity of issue||36,000 stamps|
|Note||Sheet of 6 stamps with illuminations|
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