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Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta

Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta

Lilia Amarfy, Princess of Operetta


Lilia Amarfy was a Soviet and Russian operetta actress, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1983), People’s Artist of Russia (1998). She was the soloist of the Moscow Operetta Theatre.
Lilia was born on November 8, 1949 in Orhei, Moldavian SSR.
In 1972 Lilia graduated from the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
Since 1972, Lilia regularly starred in the program Lovers of Operetta.
On May 9, 2010 the last Amarfy’s performance titled Big Cancan was dedicated to the 65th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War.
Her husband was Aleksey Yakovlev, the son of Yuri Yakovlev and Ekaterina Raikina.
Amarfy died on September 28, 2010 in Moscow. She was buried at Troekurov Cemetery.

Selected theater works
1972 – F. Lehar – The Count of Luxembourg (Sidonia)
1972 – Kalman – Sylva (Stassy)
1973 – Kalman – The Violet of Montmartre (Violetta)
1974 – A. Zatsepin – Golden Keys (Alain)
1974 – J. Strauss – Die Fledermaus (Adele)
1977 – O. Feltsman – Old Comedy (Kitty)
1978 – A. Zhurbin – Susan from Budapest (Susan)
1983 – F. Suppe – The Beautiful Galatea (Galatea)
1984 – Josef Strauss – Long live the Waltz (Violetta)
1991 – A. Zhurbin – Penelope (Iris)
2001 – Big Cancan (concert)
2002 – Grand Corps de Ballet (concert)
2006 – J. Offenbach – Parisian Life (Metellus)
2010 – Lily – Benefit

Awards
Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1983)
People’s Artist of Russia (1998)
Order of Friendship (2003)
Order of Merit (2010)

Amarfy Lilia operetta singer

Lilia – Princess of Operetta

Amarfy Lilia operetta singer

Lilia – Princess of Operetta

Amarfy Lilia operetta singer

Lilia – Princess of Operetta

Amarfy Lilia operetta singer

Lilia – Princess of Operetta

Amarfy Lilia operetta singer

Lilia – Princess of Operetta


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