Monday, January 7, 2013

Petrusenko, Oksana

Oksana Andreyevna Petrusenko(1900-1940), Ukrainian opera singer(soprano), from childhood, she sang in the choir. In 1923-33, she was opera singer in Kazan(Ukraine) and Samara(Soviet Union), an outstanding representative of Ukrainian vocal school, she had a rare beauty and range of voice, silvery tone and exceptional talent. She was one of the best folk song singers of Ukraine. She was decorated as "People's Artist of USSR(1939)".

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