Russian Women Musicians

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Throughout history, there have been many Russian women musicians who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Russian female musicians such as Oksana Grigorieva, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Olga Seryabkina, Elena Temnikova, Sofia Gubaidulina.
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Oksana Grigorieva
(Russian Singer-songwriter and Pianist)
Oksana Grigorieva
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Birthdate: February 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saransk, Russia
Russian singer and pianist Oksana Grigorieva patented a method of teaching music to children in the U.S. She is best known for her track Un día llegará. She has been in the news for her bitter break-up with former partner Mel Gibson. She has worked with the Chernobyl Children's Project.
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Regina Spektor
(Singer-Songwriter)
Regina Spektor
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Birthdate: February 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Lena Katina
(Singer)
Lena Katina
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Birthdate: October 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Nina Kraviz
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Birthdate: October 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia

Nina Kraviz is a Russian DJ, singer, and music producer. She studied dentistry and even practiced for some time while performing gigs as a side hustle. She then proceeded to study at the Red Bull Music Academy. She released her self-titled debut album in 2012 and then went on to launch her own record label. 

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
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Birthdate: November 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norilsk
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Polina Gagarina
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Birthdate: March 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Alla Pugacheva
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Birthdate: April 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Viktoria Mullova
(Violinist)
Viktoria Mullova
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Birthdate: November 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zhukovskiy, Russia
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Maria Yudina
(Pianist)
Maria Yudina
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Birthdate: September 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nevel, Russia
Died: November 19, 1970
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Olga Seryabkina
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Birthdate: April 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Zemfira
(Russian Rock Musician)
Zemfira
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Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia

Russian rock-musician Zemfira has made her mark as a singer in Russia and other former Soviet republics with studio-albums like Zemfira and Forgive Me My Love, and hit singles like You Want? Forgive Me My Love became the best-selling album of Zemfira with over 1,500,000 copies sold, while overall till date Zemfira has sold over 3 million records.

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Nyusha
(Singer-Songwriter)
Nyusha
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Birthdate: August 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Sofia Gubaidulina
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Birthdate: October 24, 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chistopol, Russia
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Glukoza
(Singer)
Glukoza
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Birthdate: June 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Alsou
(Singer and Actress, She represented Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 in which she came second with the song Solo right after Denmark)
Alsou
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Birthdate: June 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bugulma, Russia
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Olga Scheps
(Pianist)
Olga Scheps
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Birthdate: January 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

The daughter of pianist parents, Olga Scheps discovered her love for piano at age 4. Born in Moscow, she later moved to Germany with her parents, where she began participating in musical events at age 12. She is best known for her interpretations of Classical and Romantic musicians.

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Sonya Belousova
(Composer)
Sonya Belousova
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Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Kristina Orbakaite
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Birthdate: May 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Soviet Union
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MakSim
(Singer)
MakSim
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Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kazan, Russia
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Tatiana Nikolayeva
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Birthdate: May 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Russia
Died: November 22, 1993
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Elena Vaenga
(Singer, Songwriter)
Elena Vaenga
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Birthdate: January 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Severomorsk, Russia
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Anastasia Karpova
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Birthdate: November 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balakovo
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Monetochka
(Singer-Songwriter)
Monetochka
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Birthdate: June 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Maria Arkhipova
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Birthdate: January 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Galina Ustvolskaya
(Classical composer)
Galina Ustvolskaya
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Birthdate: June 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: December 22, 2006
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Yulianna Avdeeva
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Birthdate: July 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Lera Auerbach
(Classical Composer, Pianists)
Lera Auerbach
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Birthdate: October 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Elizaveta Khripounova
(American-Born Russian Pianist and Opera Singer)
Elizaveta Khripounova
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Birthdate: December 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, United States

Born in the US and raised in Russia, opera singer and pianist Elizaveta Khripounova often experiments with alternative pop, rock, and jazz. He hit tracks have been featured on the soundtracks of series such as Pretty Little Liars. She also sang for a Russian film and the video game Dragon Age Inquisition.

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Natali
(Singer)
Natali
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Birthdate: March 31, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dzerzhinsk, Russia
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Anzhelika Varum
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Birthdate: May 26, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
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Alisa Sadikova
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Birthdate: March 30, 2003
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Katia Skanavi
(Prize-winner pianist of the International Chopin Piano Competition)
Katia Skanavi
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Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Natalia O'Shea
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Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Anna Esipova
(Musician)
Anna Esipova
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Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 18, 1914