Galina Vishnevskaya

Galina Vishnevskaya

Russian soprano opera singer and recitalist who was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1966
The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.More Galina Vishnevskaya quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Wanting to be understood by an audience that didn't know Russian, I tried to paint musical pictures by emphasizing the phrasing, using voice color more boldly, and varying the shade and nuance.More Galina Vishnevskaya quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The major newspapers simply stopped writing about me, and my voice could no longer be heard on radio or television.More Galina Vishnevskaya quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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