Galina Vishnevskaya Quotes

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Galina Vishnevskaya

Galina Vishnevskaya in 2008
Background information
Birth name Galina Pavlovna Ivanova
Born (1926-10-25)25 October 1926
Saint Petersburg
Died 11 December 2012(2012-12-11) (aged 86)
Moscow, Russia
Genres Classical
Years active 1944–1982

The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.
Galina Vishnevskaya
The major newspapers simply stopped writing about me, and my voice could no longer be heard on radio or television.
Galina Vishnevskaya
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.
Galina Vishnevskaya