Scope and Content Note
Title: George Koudinoff (Georgii Vassil'evich Kudinov) papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1969
Collection number: 2001C29
Koudinoff, George, d. 1969
2 microfilm reels
(0.3 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Clippings, programs, letters, and photographs, relating to Russian opera.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], George Koudinoff Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
Location of Originals
Originals in: Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco.
||Studied singing in Harbin
||Baritone, the Russian Light Opera Company, the Russian Opera Comique, Shanghai Opera House and Obshchedostupnii Teatr pod
upr. V. Klarina in Shanghai, China
||Moved to the United States
||Soloist, Jaroff Don Cossack Chorus
|1969 March 17
||Died, San Francisco
Scope and Content Note
George Koudinoff (aka George Koudinov/Kudinoff) was a baritone who performed with the Russian Light Opera Company, the Russian
Opera Comique, Shanghai Opera House, and Obshchedostupnii Teatr pod upr. V. Klarina in Shanghai. After moving to the United
States in 1948, he was a soloist in the Jaroff Don Cossack Chorus, then he became a waiter in a San Francisco restaurant.
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