Irina Brzhevskaya

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Irina Brzhevskaya
Brzhevskaya in 1993
Brzhevskaya in 1993
Background information
Birth nameIrina Sergeyevna Brzhevskaya
Born(1929-12-27)27 December 1929
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
OriginMoscow, Soviet Union
Died17 April 2019(2019-04-17) (aged 89)
Moscow, Russia
Genrespop, dance, soviet music

Irina Sergeyevna Brzhevskaya (Russian: Ири́на Серге́евна Брже́вская; 27 December 1929 – 17 April 2019[2]) was a Russian pop singer and soprano.[3]

Early life[edit]

Irina was born in Moscow in the family of People's Artist of the RSFSR Sergey Brzhesky.[4] In her childhood she studied ballet and theatrical circles of the Pioneers Palace.

In 1947, entered the vocal department of the musical school, transformed in 1951 into the department of musical comedy of GITIS. He studied with Boris Pokrovsky.


In 1953 Irina was accepted as a soloist in a railway jazz orchestra under the direction of Dmitry Pokrass. Two years later Brzhevskaya performed with the orchestra of Eddie Rosner.

In 1957 she became the organizer of ensemble Vesna (transl. Spring), with which she performed until 1991.[5]


Personal life[edit]

Her husband Vladimir Zabrodin (born 1930) was a trumpeter.


  1. ^ Песни Александры Пахмутовой в исполнении Ирины Бржевской
  2. ^ "Уход из жизни Ирины Сергеевны Бржевской" (in Russian). Артист. 21 May 2019. Archived from the original on 21 May 2019. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  3. ^ Видеофонотека выступлений Ирины Бржевской на Центральном телевидении
  4. ^ Ирина Бржевская — биография
  5. ^ Ирина Бржевская — репертуар
  6. ^ Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 26 июля 2000 года No. 1380

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