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Aleksandr Vertinskiy (1889–1957)

Aleksandr Verrtinsky was a famous Russian actor, singer and songwriter who suffered traumatic experience during the Russian Revolution of 1917, and expressed himself through acting, singing and songwriting. Vertinsky created a cross-genre style of his own, by blending such styles as Russian folk-song with French chanson and American stand-up ... See full bio »

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Zagovor obrechyonnykh Cardinal Birnch
The White Countess Soundtrack
Skanderbeg Doge of Venice
Est - Ouest Music Department


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 1957 Krovavyy rassvet
Pan Savchenko
 1954 The Anna Cross
The Prince (as A. Vertinsky)
 1953 Skanderbeg
Doge of Venice
 1950 Zagovor obrechyonnykh
Cardinal Birnch (as A. Vertinskiy)
 1931 La fin du monde (as A. Vertinsky)
 1928 Secrets of the Orient
Vezir (as A. Vertinsky)
 1913 Obryv
Cadet (one of guests)
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  Voici venir l'orage... (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Deuxième partie (2008) ... (lyrics: "Prochalnii Uzin" - as A. Vertinsky) / (music: "Prochalnii Uzin" - as A. Vertinsky) / (performer: "Prochalnii Uzin" - as Alexander Vertinsky)
 2005 The White Countess (performer: "Pink Sea" - as Alexander Vertinsky) / (writer: "Pink Sea", "Yellow Angel" - as Alexander Vertinsky)
 1988 Pereval (Short) (writer: "Little Song About My Wife" - uncredited)
 1988 Sirppi ja kitara (Documentary) (writer: "Ja ne znaju potemu")
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 1999 Est - Ouest (composer: song "V stepi moldavanskoi" - as Alexandre Vertinski)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Alexandre Vertinski | A. Vertinskiy | A. Vertinsky

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Made his stage acting debut at a Jewish Club on Podol in 1909, in Kiev. See more »

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