Raina Kabaivanska

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Birthday
15, 1934
Birthplace
Burgas, Bulgaria
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1934 (age 84)
Birthplace
Burgas, Bulgaria

About

Bulgarian lyrico-spinto soprano opera singer associated with roles in operas by Puccini and Verdi. In 1962, she debuted at the Royal Opera House in London and at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

Before Fame

She made her debut in 1957 at the Bulgarian National Opera in Sofia.

Trivia

She acted in many opera movies, including Il trovatore.

Family Life

She was born in Burgas. She married Franco Guandalini.

Associated With

She sang the "Ave Maria" at the funeral mass for Luciano Pavarotti.