Bichevskaya Jeanne( Singer, People's Artist of Russia)
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Biography Bichevskaya Jeanne
Janna Bichevskaya born June 17, 1944 in Moscow. Father - Vladimir Konstantinovich. Mother - Lydia Kosheleva Gavrilovna.
Biography Jeanne Wladimirovna began just as many representatives of her generation. In childhood and adolescence, she graduated from music school guitar. Jeanne gave guitar when she was 17 years old. She happily sang songs amateurs, students, lyrical, hiking. Then, from 1966 to 1971, Jeanne was a student at the State College of Circus and Variety Arts. This period was for her especially important in terms of improving the skill of playing the guitar and in-depth study and exploration of vocal. Among her teachers of this period were such leading figures as Elena Yakovlevna Petker and Irma P. Yaunzem to candidate celebrity singing.
. The cultural background against which the development took place all the wealth of musical culture, has led Jeanne Vladimirovna where it then existed organically many, many years - she began to collect, record and sing folk songs
. Along with her studies, she worked at an evening music school Zagorska (now - Sergiev Posad), the city penetrated not only the atrocities of the revolutionary struggles of 1917-1920, but the spirit of the great teacher of Russia - St. Sergius Rodonezhskogo.
Even working in the school, she became a soloist-vocalist in a local pop band, and in 1971 moved to a fully professional stage, serve soloist ensemble "good youth". Since 1973, she began to work on a permanent basis Moskontsert.
Quests and the proximity of the folk culture of the past period were not lost for the young singer. Russian folk songs, . which she performed in pop style, . using, . dialed then hugely popular styles of folk and country, . made it very visible to, . generally, . rather faceless and monotonous background of Soviet artists of those years,
. She was quickly noticed and began to be invited to concerts and tours. In 1973, the 29-year-old singer became the winner of the All-Russia contest of pop artists, opens the way to this great Soviet stage, which then reigned only a few people.
. After this glorious victory was followed by a triumphal tour of the singer abroad - in Finland, Romania, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and in many cities of the vast Soviet Union
. Plates of the singer, where a central point of Russian folk songs, diverged millions of copies worldwide.
. Recognition of the undoubted success of the singer's concerts were sold out, which Bichevskaya gave in the main hall of the Paris of those years - "Olympia" for eight consecutive years
. In 1980, in Poznan, . the International concert entertainers Bichevskaya was awarded the prestigious title of "Miss creative individuality, . and after 9 years, . the International Competition in San Remo she was given the title "Golden Guitar" for his outstanding contribution to the international performing arts,
. Before her honored with such recognition, only one woman - an American Joan Baez - known in world music singer in country style.
. New, on the one hand an unusual, but on the other - quite logical, creative Bichevskaya gave impetus to the 1990's
. Her repertoire has been increasingly appearing whiteguard songs (albums 'Lubo, brothers, Ljubo', 'Russian Golgotha') and later, and religious themes. To the best achievements of the singer's songs are Roman priesthood and songs written by her husband, poet and composer Gennady Ponomarev ( 'thy name, O Lord', 'Songs ieromonaha Roman', 'Autumn musician').
The end of 1990 and the beginning of the century gave creativity Bichevskaya another turn. She previously recorded songs of famous Soviet bards, but now try to "dig" bard's path more deeply. The outcome was released albums lyrics Alexander Vertinsky, Bulat Okudzhava, Andrew Makarvicha. Shock to the public conscience began a series of albums released Bichevskaya patriotic orientation - "We - Russian" Tsar Nicholas and others where it is expressed fairly radical views on Russian history and the modern world.
. Today, the main theme of creativity Bichevskaya is orthodoxy and patriotism, promoted it on the background of hard opposition to the Western world, thinking, way of life
. Frankly and fairly categorically former Soviet singer displays its apparent sympathy with the traditional monarchical values, the return of the monarchy in Russia.
Interestingly, against the radical views expressed singer even Orthodox religious leaders, one of whom was a deacon Andrei Kuraev. The scandalous video for the song "We, the Russian", where the background firing Russian bombers burn American cities, caused, almost an international incident. In many ways, changed and relations Bichevskaya with its audience. Part of her understood and adopted new motifs in works of the singer, and some walked away in amazement.
Since 1999, the lead author's transfer of "Heart to Heart" on the radio "Voice of Russia" on Mondays at 23:05 (medium wave frequency 612 kHz).
During the period 1974-2008 he. released 21 CD:
1. Old Russian village and city folk songs and ballads (4 parts)
2. Too short for age ...
3. Songs by Bulat Okudzhava
4. Lubo, brothers, Lubo!
5. Songs ieromonaha Roman
6. Autumn musician
7. Thy name, O Lord (spiritual songs)
8. Russian Golgotha
9. Tsar Nicholas
11. Grand collection
13. Black Raven
14. God bless her
16. White Night (2nd CD with songs ieromonaha Roman)
17. I'll tell you ...
18. Gori, gori, moya zvezda ...
Currently, gives concerts in Moscow and throughout Russia, along with her husband, poet and composer Gennady Ponomarev, R.. Lives and works in Moscow.
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