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Yelena Obraztsova (1939–2015)

Yelena Obraztsova was born on July 7, 1939 in Leningrad, RSFSR, USSR as Elena Vasiliyevna Obraztsova. She was an actress, known for Cavalleria rusticana (1982), Carmen (1978) and Voskresnyy muzykant (1972). She was married to Algis Martselovich Zhiuraitis and Vyacheslav Petrovich Makarov. She died on January 12, 2015 in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. See full bio »

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 2000 La guerre et la paix (TV Movie)
Maria D. Akhrossimova (as Elena Obraztsova)
 1989/I Medea (TV Movie)
Neris
 1988 Frenchman (as Ye. Obraztsova)
 1979 Luisa Miller (TV Movie)
Federica
 1978 Carmen (TV Movie)
Carmen (as Elena Obraztsova)
 1978 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
La principessa d'Eboli
 1972 Voskresnyy muzykant (TV Movie)
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The Boltshoy Theater, Moscow, Russia - a great mezzo-soprano

Alternate Names:

Elena Obraztsova | Ye. Obraztsova
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Her solo breakthrough came in 1963 when, while still a student, she was invited to perform in a Bolshoi production of Mussorgsky's "Boris Godunov" in Moscow. The role of the haughty, ambitious Princess Marina became one of her signature roles. Verdi's mezzo roles were also her specialty. See more »

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