Nani Bregvadze (Ge. ნანი ბრეგვაძე, Rus. Нани Брегвадзе, born 21 July 1938 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian Soviet and Russian singer. She was born, raised and started her career in Soviet Georgia in the USSR, then gained USSR-wide popularity during 1957 6th World Festival of Youth and Students. Bregvadze has performed both with the Georgian music groups and solo.
She is a former vocalist for the Orera band from the Republic of Georgia. Her signature songs include Snegopad ("Snowfall"), Bolshak (later covered by Alla Pugacheva), and Dorogoi Dlinnoyu (adapted in English as Those Were the Days). After launching a successful solo career in the early 1970s, Bregvadze performed a great number of Russian and Gypsy romances. She was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1983. As of 2007, Bregvadze lived in Moscow and held the chair in popular and jazz music at the Moscow State Art and Cultural University. She has been an honorary citizen of Tbilisi since 1995.
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