Galina Vishnevskaya

1926 - 2012

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Galina Pavlovna Vishnevskaya (née Ivanova, Russian: Гали́на Па́вловна Вишне́вская; 25 October 1926 – 11 December 2012) was a Russian soprano opera singer and recitalist who was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1966. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galina Vishnevskaya has received more than 123,009 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Galina Vishnevskaya is the 297th most popular singer (down from 271st in 2019), the 521st most popular biography from Russia (down from 482nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Singer.

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Among singers, Galina Vishnevskaya ranks 297 out of 3,541Before her are Wolf Biermann, Alfredo Kraus, Katy Perry, Victoria de los Ángeles, The Singing Nun, and Glenn Hughes. After her are Morten Harket, Victoria Beckham, Heino, Elis Regina, Carl Perkins, and Edita Gruberová.

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Among people born in 1926, Galina Vishnevskaya ranks 113Before her are Efraín Ríos Montt, Amadeo Carrizo, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Per Wahlöö, Hugo Banzer, and Jean-Marie Lustiger. After her are Thorbjörn Fälldin, Gordon Scott, Henry Molaison, Nina Kulagina, Shin Sang-ok, and Jérôme Lejeune. Among people deceased in 2012, Galina Vishnevskaya ranks 78Before her are Teófilo Stevenson, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Griselda Blanco, Carl Johan Bernadotte, Tonino Guerra, and Maurice Herzog. After her are Omar Suleiman, Santiago Carrillo, Andy Williams, Maurice André, Meles Zenawi, and Sergio Pininfarina.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Galina Vishnevskaya ranks 521 out of 2,688Before her are Aleksandr Mikhailovich of Tver (1301), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Mikhail of Tver (1271), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Leonid Gaidai (1923), and Viktor Suvorov (1947). After her are Valery Bryusov (1873), Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Nikolai Medtner (1879), Viktor Hartmann (1834), and Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097).

Among SINGERS In Russia

Among singers born in Russia, Galina Vishnevskaya ranks 7Before her are Alla Pugacheva (1949), Anna Netrebko (1971), Feodor Chaliapin (1873), Eduard Khil (1934), Valery Leontiev (1949), and Georg Ots (1920). After her are Dmitri Hvorostovsky (1962), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Elena Obraztsova (1939), Martti Talvela (1935), Lyudmila Zykina (1929), and Bob Martin (1922).