Elena Obraztsova

(b. 1937)

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(b Leningrad, 1937).

Russ. mezzo‐soprano. Opera début Moscow 1963 (Marina in Boris Godunov). Won 1st prize, Tchaikovsky comp., Moscow, 1970. Has sung in Milan, Hamburg, Vienna, etc. NY Met (with Bolshoy Co.) 1975, début with Met co. 1976; S. Francisco 1975; La Scala 1976; Salzburg Fest. 1978; CG 1985. Début as prod., Bolshoy, Moscow, 1986–7 (Werther).

Subjects: Music.

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