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TATISHVILI Tsisana Bezhanovna 
Georgian singer (soprano)

Date of birth: 30 Dec. 1939

Place of birth: Tbilisi

Family: married Giorgi Totibadze

Education: V. Sarandzhishvili Conservatoire, Tbilisi

Career: joined Tbilisi (now Georgian) State Opera as soloist 1963; has toured Germany, Poland, former Czechoslovakia and other countries; roles have included Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, Liza in Queen of Spades, Aida, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Ortrud in Lohengrin, Salome, Desdemona in Otello, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Eteri in Paliashvilì’s Absalom and Eteri; Professor V. Saradjishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire 1985–; vocal consultant at Georgian State Opera 1999–; member Artistic Council 2001–; Fellow, Georgian Acad. of Humanitarian Sciences

Honours and awards: Order of Nat. Merit of Georgia;People’s Artist of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic 1973, Paliashvili Prize 1979, 1987, People’s Artist of USSR 1979, Presidential Order of Excellence (Georgia) 2012; Order of Honour

Contact details: Address: c/o V. Saradjishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire, 8 Griboedov str., 0108 Tbilisi, Georgia.

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