|Maksimilian Karlovich Maksakov|
Czernowitz, Duchy of Bukovina, Austria-Hungary
|Died||26 March 1936
|Occupation||Opera singer, theatre director, music professor|
Maksimilian Karlovich Maksakov (Максимилиа′н Ка′рлович Макса′ков, also known as Max Maksakov, real name Max Schwartz; 1869, Chernivtsi, Duchy of Bukovina, Austria-Hungary — March 26, 1936, Moscow, USSR) — was an Austrian/Russian opera singer (dramatic baritone) and music teacher. As a theater director, entrepreneur and later Russian Academy of Theatre Arts professor, Maksakov has made a considerable impact on the development of performance arts in Russia, especially in the province. His best known protégé was a renowned Soviet mezzo-soprano Maria Maksakova, Sr. whom he married in 1920.
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