Alla Pugacheva

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Alla Pugacheva

Alla Pugacheva in Berlin, 28 April 1976
Background information
Native name Алла Пугачёва
Birth name Alla Borisovna Pugacheva
Born 15 April 1949 (1949-04-15) (age 65)
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Genres Pop, Russian pop, Traditional pop, Soviet music
Occupations Singer, composer, actress
Years active 1965– present
Labels Melodiya, World Record Music
Associated acts Valery Leontiev, Philipp Kirkorov, Kristina Orbakaitė, Maxim Galkin, Igor Nikolayev, Vladimir Kuzmin, Udo Lindenberg

Alla Borisovna Pugacheva (Russian: Алла Борисовна Пугачёва, or Pugachova, pʊɡɐˈtɕovə), born 15 April 1949), is а Russian singer. She has a "clear mezzosoprano and a full display of sincere emotions".[1] She is the most successful Soviet and Russian performer[2][3] in terms of record sales and popularity.[4] She became a Meritorious Artist of the Russian SFSR in 1980, People's Artist of the Russian SFSR in 1985 and People's Artist of the USSR in 1991. She is the mother of actress and singer, Kristina Orbakaitė.

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