Dimitrova, Ghena


Dimitrova, Ghena
▪ 2006

      Bulgarian soprano (b. May 6, 1941, Beglezh, Bulg.—d. June 11, 2005, Milan, Italy), enjoyed a career in major opera houses in Europe and the U.S.; she also sang for several seasons at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Dimitrova trained at the State Conservatory in Sofia from 1959 to 1964 and made her professional stage debut in 1967 as Abigaille in Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco. With her powerful voice, she specialized in dramatic roles in Italian opera, especially the works of Verdi and Giacomo Puccini, becoming known particularly for her performances in the latter's Turandot.

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