Evgenia Smolyaninova

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Evgenia Smolyaninova
Евгения Валерьевна Смольянинова
Background information
Born (1964-02-29) 29 February 1964 (age 60)
Novokuznetsk, USSR
GenresFolk songs, russian romance
Occupation(s)singer-songwriter, composer
Years active1982–present

Evgenia Valeryevna Smolyaninova (Russian: Евгения Валерьевна Смольянинова, born 29 February 1964 in Novokuznetsk) is a Russian singer, performer of Russian romance and Folk songs and composer.[1][2][3][4][5]

Evgenia Smolyaninova was born in a family of teachers in the city of Novokuznetsk; then the family moved to Kemerovo. She studied at music school in Leningrad at the piano department. She made her first appearance as a singer in 1982 in the theater of Slava Polunin in the play "Pictures at an Exhibition" on the music by Mussorgsky.

Her songs and music appear in twelve Russian movies, including short animated film Rusalka by Aleksandr Petrov. She produced sixteen music albums,[6] mostly with Russian romance on music and poetry of 19th and 20th centuries and folk songs. She is a Meritorious Artist of the Russian Federation.


  1. ^ Brief biography (Russian), published by "Siberian news"
  2. ^ Evgenia Smolyaninova: "Folk songs are our heritage" by Argumenty i Fakty
  3. ^ Song from the handset. Eugenia Smolyaninova was given a creative impetus by a peasant singer, by Rossiyskaya Gazeta
  4. ^ "Музыка | Евгения Валерьевна СМОЛЬЯНИНОВА". www.ya-zemlyak.ru.
  5. ^ Eugene Smoljaninova: "My voice is never tired", by Sankt-Peterburgskie Vedomosti
  6. ^ "Her discography".