Izabella Danilovna Livikova
September 7, 1899
|Died||January 20, 2000 (aged 100)|
|Resting place||Donskoye Cemetery|
|Years active||1922 — 2000|
|Awards||People's Artist of Russia (1992)|
Order For Merit to the Fatherland 4th class (1999)
Izabella Yurieva (Russian: Изабелла Юрьева) is the stage name of Izabella Danilovna Livikova (Russian: Изабелла Даниловна Ливикова; 7 September 1899 – 20 January 2000), a Russian singer nicknamed the "Queen of the Russian Romance" who celebrated her centennial at a tribute concert given in her honor at the Central Concert Hall in Moscow in 1999.
She was one of the top performers of the romantic Russian Gypsy songs in the late 1920s and 1930s before the genre became almost taboo in Soviet Russia.
- «Старинные романсы и песни»
- Some sources indicate her birth year as possibly 1902, but her obituary and tombstone both list 1899
- "Умерла Изабелла Юрьева". Kommersant.ru. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
- "Белая цыганка". Kommersant.ru. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
- Billboard, 6 November 1999; p. 57.
- Юрьев Л. Г. Юрьян А. А. "Юрьева И. Д. - это... Что такое Юрьева И. Д.?". Dic.academic.ru. Retrieved 31 July 2017.
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