Irina Vitalyevna Ponarovskaya (Russian: Ирина Витальевна Понаровская; born March 12, 1953 in Leningrad) is a Soviet and Russian singer, film actress and sex symbol between the 1980s and the 1990s.
Irina Ponarovskaya was born on March 12, 1953 in Leningrad in a family of musicians. Father - Vitaliy Borisovich Ponarovsky, mother - German Russian Nina Nikolayevna Arnoldi. At the age of six, she started playing on the piano. She graduated from music school at the conservatory, where she studied how to play on a harp and on a piano. Since she was 15 years old she had been studied singing from a well known teacher Lina Borisovna Arkhangelskaya. In September 1971 she entered the Leningrad conservatory. Between 1971 to 1976 she sang as a soloist in the bang "Singing guitars". In 1974 she performed the role of Eurydice in the first Soviet rock opera film "Orpheus and Eurydice". In 1976 she moved to Moscow, where she two years was a soloist of a jazz orchestra of Oleg Lundstrem. Since 1976, she has been filmed in some movies. In 1978, she delivered the final examinations at the conservatory and received a pianist's diploma.
In 80-x she had been filmed and appeared in various musical TV programs, in particular "Song of the Year", "Morning mail", "Little Blue Light", "Around the laughter", and every year on the Russian police day (November 10). Co-hosted child TV show "Alarm clock". In 1988, in the central hall of the Kremlin "Russia", she held her first solo concert in Moscow under the name "All at first".
In 1990, she released her first major album "That's the way my life goes", and in February 1993, she had her first videoclip shot which was for the song "That's the way my life goes". In the early 1990s, she performed in a duet with Bogdan Titomir. In the mid 1990s, she was a co-host of a TV program about fitness "Fitness class of Irina Ponarovskaya", for which she developed her own method of gymnastics and nutrition. In 1997, she held another solo concert named "The woman is always right" in the central hall of the Kremlin "Russia". In the same year, she released her second major album with the same name.
In the 2000s (decade), unsuccessfully attempted to try herself in the business.
Irina Ponarovskaya is considered as the most elegant lady of Russian music. In 1996, representatives of the house of Fashion "Chanel" awarded her the title of "Miss Chanel of the Soviet Union", and in 1998 an Italian company, whose clothes are worn by the favorite actresses of Ponarovskaya as Marlene Dietrich and Romy Schneider, invited her to become a "person" firm.
First husband - Gregory Kleymits,
Second husband - Veyland Rodd,
Third husband - Dmitriy Pushkar,
On October 17, 1984, Irina gave birth for her son Anthony whose father is her second husband.
Several previously adopted an African American girl Antonika.
Recognition and awards:
The laureate of international competitions pop songs "Dresden-75" (first prize), and "Sopot-76" (Grand Prix).,
Miss Chanel of the Soviet Union (1996).,
On April 16, 1997, the ceremony of the nominal star of stars at the Square in Moscow the Moscow Kremlin was opened.,
Without government ranks, the singer went on stage with the title, assigned to her colleagues, the press, contains: lady Surprise, lady Perfection.
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