Anna Netrebko

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Anna Netrebko
Anna Netrebko at Romy awards in 2013
(Hofburg Palace in Vienna)
Born (1971-09-18) 18 September 1971 (age 52)
Krasnodar, Soviet Union
OccupationOpera singer (soprano)
Years active1993–present
TitlePeople's Artist of Russia (2008)
AwardsState Prize of the Russian Federation

Anna Netrebko (born 18 September 1971) is a Russian operatic soprano. She was the People's Artist of Russia (2008).

Life and career[change | change source]

Born in Krasnodar, USSR, she graduated from The Saint Petersburg Conservatory.

Recognition and awards[change | change source]

In 2004, she was awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation.[1]

Time magazine added her to their TIME 100 list in 2007.[2]

She was recognised by the journal Musical America as "a genuine superstar for the 21st century". They also named her Musician of the Year for 2008.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Президент России". Archived from the original on 28 May 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  2. Porterfield, Christopher (3 May 2007). "Anna Netrebko". Time. Archived from the original on 13 January 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  3. Elliott, Susan (6 November 2007). "Musical America Announces 2008 Awards". Musical America. Retrieved 24 July 2017.

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