Tamara Nizhnikova

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Tamara Nikolayevna Nizhnikova (Belarusian: Тамара Мікалаеўна Ніжнікава, Russian: Тамара Николаевна Нижникова; 9 March 1925 – 15 February 2018) was a Soviet and Belarusian opera singer.[1]

Born in Samara, Nizhnikova attended the Moscow Conservatory before joining what later became National Opera and Ballet of Belarus.[citation needed] Prior to her retirement in 1976, Nizhnikova was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour, and named a People's Artist of the USSR. She later received the Order of Friendship of Peoples, and the Order of Francysk Skaryna.[2][3]


  1. ^ Будкін, Сяргей (2013-05-02). "25 жанчын, без якіх не было б беларускай музыкі (+ аўдыё)" (in Belarusian). Budzma Belarusians!. Archived from the original on 2020-04-04. Retrieved 2020-04-04.
  2. ^ "Умерла народная артистка Беларуси и СССР Тамара Нижникова". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ Соболезнования в связи со смертью народной артистки СССР Тамары Нижниковой /Сайт Президента Республики Беларусь, 17.02.2018/