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Alexander Nikolayevich Vertinsky Russian: Александр Николаевич Вертинский, March 20 [O.S. March 8] 1889 – May 21, 1957) was a Russian and Soviet artist, poet, singer, composer, cabaret artist and actor who exerted seminal influence on the Russian tradition of artistic singing.
|Birth name||Alexander Nikolayevich Vertinsky|
|Also known as||Oleksandr Vertynsky|
|Born||March 20 [O.S. March 8] 1889|
Kiev, Kiev Governorate, Russian Empire
(now Kyiv, Ukraine)
|Died||May 21, 1957(1957-05-21) (aged 68)|
Leningrad, RSFSR, Soviet Union
(now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
|Occupation(s)||singer, poet, actor, composer|