Famous Women

Isabella Angela Kolbran

Isabella Angela Kolbran possessed a rare soprano.Her vocal range covers nearly three octaves and registers in all different amazing smoothness, tenderness and beauty.She had a fine musical taste, the art of phrasing and nuances (it was called "Black Nightingale"), held all the secrets of the b...

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Valentin Serov

love of theater Serovoj passed on from her mother - actress Claudia Polovikovoy.In six years, little Valya moved to Moscow, and two years later with his mother for the first time took the stage of the Maly Theater Studio on Sretenka in the play "The time will come," the drama Romain Rolland.Th...

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Marina Mniszek

Marina Mniszek (or in Polish, Marianne Y.) - the daughter of Sandomierz magistrates wife Dimitri I. Her familiarity with Dimitri occurred around 1604, and at the same time the last, after his famous confession, had been betrothed to her.Being a wife and an unknown ugly former slave Marina Mnis...

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Larisa Reisner

She was called Woman of the Revolution."A slender, tall, in a modest gray suit of English cut, in a light blouse with a tie, tied like a man - so it depict the poet Vsevolod Rozhdestvensky.- Dense dark hair tight braids rim lay around her head.In the right, as if chiseled, her features was som...

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Selma Lagerlof

¬ęShe broke decisively with unhealthy and false realism of our times", - he said in a congratulatory speech, a member of the Swedish Academy Claes Annerstedt in the day when Selma Lagerlof, the first female winner of the world, was awarded the Nobel Prize."As a tribute to the high idealism, viv...

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Simone Signoret

Yves Montand and Simone Signoret first met August 19, 1949 under the blue skies of Provence on the terrace of the restaurant "Golden Dove", where two years later they celebrate their wedding.Both of them then it was 28 years. She - a famous actress, the wife of director Yves Allegra and mothe...

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Pelagia ( Pauline ) Strepetova

Famous artists are often perceived by us through such utter beatific haze.And because sound dull and lifeless.Pelagia Strepetova - one of the few Russian actresses, whose image is unlikely to face ever textbook covered with gloss.Too dramatic life had a chance to live this ugly and nervous wom...

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Faith Komissarzhevskaya

Her father was a famous singer of the Mariinsky Theatre Fyodor Komissarzhevsky.In his time in St. Petersburg, he caused a great noise story of his marriage, when imposing tenor was the cause of the escape from the parental home colonel's daughter Mary Shulgin, he taught singing. Following dau...

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Anna Golubkina

her grandfather in his youth was a serf, in the end, managed to pay off at will, and settled in Zaraysk, taking up gardening.His father died young, and she was his childhood and youth with his mother and siblings worked in the family garden.All my life she retained respect for physical labor, ...

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