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When she died three years ago, it went almost unnoticed in the press – modern listeners hardly know her name, but her songs are probably known to everyone. Nina Dorda was one of the most popular pop singers of the 1960s, who performed the famous hits “Lilies of the Valley”, “A Song Stays with a Man”, “A Girl Cries in an Automaton”, “Well What can I Tell You About Sakhalin”, “How Steamers Escort “,” The Old Maple “. After her, many artists sang them, and she voluntarily ceded to them her place on the stage. What made the singer complete her solo activity, and what difficulties she had to endure in her declining years, is further in the review.
Her childhood years were difficult – she was born in 1924, the family lived in the basement and was very financially constrained. When the war started, his father went to the front and went missing in October 1941. Nina and her mother and sister lived in evacuation in Saratov until 1945, and after that they returned to Moscow. From childhood, Nina studied vocals and before the war she graduated from the Central Music School at the Moscow Conservatory. After returning from evacuation, she performed with an orchestra at the Central House of Culture of Railway Workers. Continue reading
Stars of exile: How the daughter of the White Guard officer became the “First Lady of the Musical” in Europe
The name of Tatyana Pavlovna Ivanova is hardly known to the general public, although the songs in her performance are probably familiar to everyone. In Europe, the late 1950s – early 1960s. she was called the first lady of the musical, and in her homeland she was forgotten for a long time – Ivanova was the daughter of a White Guard officer who emigrated to Germany after the revolution. About how the performer of Russian romances and gypsy songs conquered Europe and Australia, without having achieved recognition in Russia during her life, – further in the review.
Tatyana Ivanova was born in 1925 in Charlottenburg, the western part of Berlin, where her parents moved after the 1917 revolution. Prior to that, the family lived on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg. Her father, Pavel Ivanov, was a White Guard officer, and her mother, Elena Ion, was an opera singer. Although Tatyana grew up in Germany, she was brought up in the traditions of Russian culture – they only spoke Russian in their house, and their parents instilled a love of national songs and romances since childhood, they often listened to records with recordings of Chaliapin, Plevitskaya and other performers of that time. Continue reading
Pop artist Maxim Fadeev recently admitted to the audience that he is a real performer of some songs released by his production center and which have become hits. A particular piquancy of the intrigue was given by the fact that many took the high vocals that sound in the compositions as female. I must admit that the unusual PR move worked. The producer who recently broke up all his “stars” was once again able to quickly attract attention. Although many people made this story ponder over the question of what, in fact, is contemporary pop art, if it allows for such a good “change” of stars that it becomes difficult to distinguish even a man from a woman.
The composition “So Long” of the MALFA project after its release immediately aroused a lot of questions among the fans. Who owned the high voice that performed it was kept secret for some time. Many decided that perhaps one of the wards of the producer is Olga Seryabkina. Recent scandals surrounding the production center have led to a complete “reboot” of the project. Continue reading