Bezukhov, Count Pierre

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(Prokofiev: War and Peace). Ten. A friend of Natasha's aunt, he is himself in love with Natasha. He tells her that Anatol, for whom she has fallen, is already married. After the fall of Moscow to the French, he searches for her in the city. Creator (1945 vers.) not known; created (1946 vers.) by Oles’ [Olexander] Semenovych Chishko (who was also a composer of some note).

Subjects: Opera.

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