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Vishnevskaya

[ vish-nef-skah-yuh; Russian vish-nyef-skuh-yuh ]
/ vɪʃˈnɛf skɑ yə; Russian vɪʃˈnyɛf skə yə /
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Ga·li·na (Pa·vlov·na) [guh-lee-nuh pahv-lohv-nuh, pav-; Russian guh-lyee-nuh -pah-vluhv-nuh], /gəˈli nə pɑvˈloʊv nə, pæv-; Russian gʌˈlyi nə ˈpɑ vləv nə/, 1926–2012, Soviet operatic soprano, in the U.S. (wife of Mstislav Rostropovich).

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