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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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Known For

Cavalleria rusticana
Carmen Carmen
Voskresnyy muzykant
Moya Karmen
Moya Karmen Carmen


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 2000 La guerre et la paix (TV Movie)
Maria D. Akhrossimova (as Elena Obraztsova)
 1989/I Medea (TV Movie)
 1988 Frenchman (as Ye. Obraztsova)
 1982 Cavalleria rusticana (TV Movie)
 1979 Luisa Miller (TV Movie)
 1978 Carmen (TV Movie)
Carmen (as Elena Obraztsova)
 1978 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
La principessa d'Eboli
 1977 Moya Karmen (TV Movie)
 1972 Voskresnyy muzykant (TV Movie)

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Other Works:

The Boltshoy Theater, Moscow, Russia - a great mezzo-soprano

Alternate Names:

Elena Obraztsova | Ye. Obraztsova

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She started singing at age 5, spending hours glued to the radio during opera broadcasts. She received musical encouragement from her father, an engineer who was also an excellent baritone and played the violin. See more »

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