Ukrainian bass Ivan Patorzhynskyi was born in Zaporizzya region, Ukraine.
After he graduated from Dnipropenrovsk conservatory, he was invited to Kharkiv Opera where Patorzhynskyi performed from 1925
From 1935 until 1946 Ivan Patorzhynskyi performed at the stage of Kyiv Opera. He
tought at Kyiv conservatory from 1946 until 1960.
Ivan Patorzhynskyi repertoire: Taras from Ukrainian opera "Taras Bulba", Philip from
"Don Carlos", Boris, Mefistofil, Basilio, Melnik, Havrylo from Ukrainian opera "Bohdan Khmelnytskyi" and many other roles
in Ukrainian operas.