Raina Kabaivanska
Raina Kabaivanska

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Name: Raina Kabaivanska
Occupation: Opera Singer
Gender: Female
Height: 173 cm (5' 9'')
Birth Day: December 15, 1934
Age: 88
Country: Bulgaria
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Raina Kabaivanska

Raina Kabaivanska was born on December 15, 1934 in Bulgaria (88 years old). Raina Kabaivanska is an Opera Singer, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Find out Raina Kabaivanskanet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


She acted in many opera movies, including Il trovatore.

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Before Fame

She made her debut in 1957 at the Bulgarian National Opera in Sofia.

Biography Timeline


Born in Burgas, Bulgaria, she studied in Sofia with Prokopova and Yosifov, and made her debut at the Bulgarian National Opera in Sofia as Tatjana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin in 1957. The following year, she left for Italy for further studies with Zina Fumagalli-Riva in Milan and with Giulia Tess in Vercelli. Two years later she made a breakthrough in Fano, Italy, as Nedda in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. In 1961, she gave her first performance at La Scala in Milan, as Agnese in Bellini's Beatrice di Tenda, opposite Dame Joan Sutherland. She sang widely in Italy, Genoa, Venice, Parma and notably in Turin in 1973, as Elena in I vespri siciliani, in the only production ever directed by Maria Callas.


In 1962, she made her debuts at both the Royal Opera House in London, as Desdemona in Verdi's Otello, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York, as Nedda. She went on performing at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, the Paris Opéra, the Vienna State Opera, the Budapest Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the San Francisco Opera, the Dallas Opera, the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, etc.


She also appeared in a few opera films, notably Pagliacci, opposite Jon Vickers in 1968, Il trovatore, opposite Franco Bonisolli, in 1975, and Tosca, opposite Plácido Domingo, in 1976.


Kabaivanska delivered an emotional performance of the "Ave Maria" from the opera Otello by Giuseppe Verdi to open the funeral mass for Luciano Pavarotti in Modena, Italy on 8 September 2007.

Family Life

Raina was born in Burgas. Raina married Franco Guandalini.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Raina Kabaivanska is 87 years, 11 months and 15 days old. Raina Kabaivanska will celebrate 88th birthday on a Thursday 15th of December 2022. Below we countdown to Raina Kabaivanska upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

85th birthday - Sunday, December 15, 2019

Musical comedy girl

Miss Bette Davis starred in the musical revue Two's Company, which opened on this day in 1952 at the Alvin Theatre to run only 90 performances.

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81st birthday - Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Power of Myth

On this day in 1939 Gone with the Wind received its premiere at Loew's Grand Theatre in Atlanta.

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