Alla Pugacheva is a Russian singer and actress who has attained an iconic status both in Soviet times and in the post-Soviet era. From the start of her recording career in the mid 1960s to the time she announced her retirement from singing in 2009, no other Russian singer has sold more records or garnered more attention from both fans and the media.
In recognition for her amazing contributions to Russian music and entertainment, Pugachova was honored with the title People's Artist of the USSR (1991). On her 60th birthday in 2009, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev also presented her with the 3rd Degree Order of Merit for the Fatherland.
Alla Pugacheva Facts
Russian Name: Алла Пугачëва
Date of Birth: April 15, 1949
Place of Birth: Moscow, USSR
Alla Pugacheva performing "Harlequin"
Alla Pugacheva - "Million Roses"