Margarita Sukhankina, Russian singer
Margarita Sukhankina is a Soviet and Russian opera (mezzo-soprano) and pop singer.
Margarita was born on April 10, 1964 in Moscow. In 1983 the girl graduated from the Music Teachers Training College and entered the conservatory.
In 1985 she collaborated with Andrei Lityagin.
In 1986 three songs for the first Mirage’s album were recorded: The stars are waiting for us, Video and That Night. In 1988 she recorded the second album Together Again. Tatiana Ovsienko and Irina Saltykova toured with her songs.
In 1989 the third album, Not For The First Time, was recorded but it was never released.
After pop group Mirage, Margarita began her career in Bolshoi Theatre but in 2003 she left it.
Then in 2004 she met Natalia Gulkina, and they recorded the album Just A Mirage, in 2008 two new music videos for the songs 1000 Stars and Flashes night were released.
In 2011 Margarita performed with Svetlana Razina.
Her first man was interpreter Vladimir. He was 31 years old and she was 18. They met each other during Margarita’s tour in Japan. The girl did not know that her beloved was married and had one daughter. He promised her to divorce, but it was just a fairy tale. After a few years their mutual friends told Margarita that Vladimir was killed in the accident.
Margarita’s first husband was Antun Maroun from Croatia. They lived in Germany and Switzerland and were together for two years.
Then she lived with a composer, concertmaster of the Bolshoi Theater and a retired colonel (businessman), all marriages were short-lived.
In 2010 Margarita and Andrei Lityagin decided to live together. In 2013 they adopted two children – three-year-old girl and four-year-old boy. In October 2014 it was announced that Sukhankina and Lityagin parted.