Juozas Indra

March 18, 1918 Pavietavoje - March 14, 1968 Kaunas

Up to 1943, Indra used his real name J. Padleckis.

Indra was an opera singer, conductor and composer. His first music teacher was his brother, Stasys Padleckis. Since 1936. J. Indra played in the Third Infantry Regiment Orchestra. During 1938 - 1945, he studied solo singing, composition and conducting at the Conservatory in Kaunas with E. Vitingą, Petra Oleka, Vlada Jakubénas, and Prof. Juoza Gruodi.

His career as a singer began and ended in Vilnius and lasted nearly 10 years, during which he assumed 25 roles. He also sang at the Kaunas Opera (1944).

During 1945-1948, Indra was in Vorkuta, Komi ASSR region, where he sang with the Vorkuta Philharmonic and Music Theatre.

During 1948-1954. he taught at the Conservatory in Lithuania and during 1948-1953 he sang with the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, and in 1954 he conducted the Kaunas Musical Theatre.

His repertory included: German, Lensky, Roméo, Faust, Alfredo, José, ...
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Juozas Indra singsYevgény Onégin: Kuda, kuda vi udalilis, in Lithuanian
Melodiya– ?30-36267-68 
A1    Kunigaikšcio Kavatina Iš Operos "Undine" (3 V. 2 Pav.) 		
A2    Lenskio Arija Iš Operos "Eugenijus Oneginas" (2 V. 2 Pav.) 		
      Lietuviu Liaudies Dainos
A3    Pavasaris Sodus Rede 		
A4    Vai Ir Prijojo 		
A5    Keliesi, Martele Tu Naujoji 		
A6    Treji Gaidžiai Negiedojo 		
B1    Vede Bobute Ožiuka Turgun 		
B2    Po Gojeliu, Po Žaliuoju 		
B3    Oi Smutna Liudna Širdele Mano 		
B4    Vai Tu Eglele 		
B5    Vai Ko Rykavo Raiba Antele 		
B6    Atskamba Rieta Padkaveles 		
B7    Išej Merga 		
B8    Aš Pasejau Linelius 		
B9    Suskyniau Skynima 		
B10   Vai Nekukuok

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