Lubov Uspenskaya, Soviet singer
Lubov Uspenskaya is a Soviet and American singer-songwriter, performer of urban romances and Russian chanson.
Lubov was born on February 24, 1954 in Kiev. Her mother Elena Chaika, died in childbirth. Five years later her father married again. Since early childhood father taught the girl to play the piano.
In 1978, together with her second husband Yuri Uspenskiy she emigrated first to Italy and then to the US, where her father and brothers already lived. In America Lubov worked as a singer in a Russian restaurant Sadko.
Willy Tokarev wrote a few songs for her debut album. Another album was recorded together with Russian singer, Mikhail Shufutinsky.
In 1993, Uspenskaya came to Russia to record a music video for the song Cabriolet.
Talented singer won awards in the song competition “Chanson of the Year”.
Uspenskaya’s electric charisma speaks for itself, and explains why, to this day, her presence is one of the most sought after and desired on our country’s stages and concert halls. Her scintillating charm allows her to transform each composition into a hit, and every performance into an unforgettable dialogue with the audience.
At the age of 17 Luba married Victor Shumilovich. In 1973 she gave birth to twins, unfortunately they died shortly after the birth.
Her second husband was Yuri Uspenskiy.
Vladimir Franz became her third husband.
Alexander Plaksin was her fourth husband. In 1989 Uspenskaya gave birth to a daughter Tatiana Plaksina.
Uspenskaya’s official site: lubauspenskaya.com