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Death of a Soviet diva, 92

February 18, 2018 by norman lebrecht

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Tamara Nizhnikova, who has died at 92, was a stalwart of the National Opera and Ballet of Belarus.

She earned the Order of the Red Banner of Labour, and was named a People’s Artist of the USSR.

She retired from singing in Brezhnev-era 1976.


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