Dikoj, Savël Prokofjevič

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(Janáček: Katya Kabanová). Bass. A wealthy merchant, uncle of Boris and a friend of the Kabanicha. Somewhat the worse for drink, he makes overtures to the Kabanicha, but is quickly repulsed. He and the young clerk Váňa Kudrjáš argue about the nature of storms. At the end of the opera, it is Dikoj who carries Katya's body from the Volga and places it in front of the Kabanicha. Created (1921) by Rudolf Kaulfus.

Subjects: Opera.

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