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Irina Allegrova, Russian singer

Irina Allegrova, Russian singer

Irina Allegrova, Russian singer


Irina Allegrova is a Russian singer of Russian and Armenian descent (her father was Armenian).
Beautiful girl was born on January 20, 1952 in Rostov-on-Don. Irina’s mother was an actress and opera singer. The girl spent her childhood in Baku, Azerbaijan where she studied piano and ballet.
In the early 1980s she became lead soloist in David Tukhmanov’s group Electro Club. In the late 80’s Irina met Oscar Feltsman, who gave her a chance to begin her solo career and later wrote several songs for Irina.
You know, in 1982, Allegrova toured together with Igor Talkov and Ludmila Senchina as part of Margarita Terekhova’s musical theater.
Irina’s debut album My Destined One was written and produced by her then neighbor and friend Igor Nikolaev.

Her next album was Ugonschitsa (Hijacker), which won a Russian Grammy for Best Pop Female Star.
Igor Krutoi and Irina released two albums together, I Will Disperse The Clouds With My Hands and Unending Romance (in 1996 and 1998).
In 2005, Irina began working with Aleksei Garnizov on the trilogy On The Razor’s Edge Of Love.
By the way, Irina wrote 3 novels about love. Also she created an award ceremony where she and other stars give the Golden Duck award to those journalists who made up the worst lies.
In the fall of 2011, the singer announced the completion of the concert activity and the start of the farewell tour not only in Russia, but also in the CIS countries, Europe and America.
“Farewell” lasted until 2014, and in 2015 Allegrova announced a “reset” of her work. At the Golden Gramophone award ceremony in 2014 she sang together with the singer Slava.

Personal life
At the age of 19 Irina married Baku basketball player George Tairov, with whom she lived for a year. Irina gave birth to her daughter Lala. She left Lala with her parents and moved to Moscow to become a singer at the age of 22.
In 1987 Irina had love affair with Igor Talkov. It was an office romance.
She was together with Vladimir Blecher (1976-1977), the artistic director of the ensemble Young Voices. He wrote the song Flood special for her. This song was performed 30 years later at the Song of the Year 2013 award ceremony.
Later she was together with producer and musician Vladimir Dubovitsky (1985-1990). He was the leader of the band Electro Club. In 1990, Irina left the band and divorced Dubovitsky, who later became Tatiana Ovsienko’s husband.
Irina had a love affair with Igor Kapusta. The couple secretly got married, but they were together only for 6 years.
In 1995, Irina’s daughter became a mother herself. She gave birth to a son.
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Irina Allegrova, Russian singer