Larisa ALEKSANDROVSKAYA, Actress, soloist and Chief Producer, Belarusian State Opera and Ballet Theater, Minsk, since 1933. Honoured Artist of Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1938; Popular Artist of Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1939 and of USSR since 1940; Deputy Chairman, Belarusian Supreme Soviet. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.
During World War II in front-line theaters. Presidium member, USSR Slavic Committee. Member, Pan-Slavic Committee, International Democratic Federation of Women, and Permanent Committee of Champions of Peace.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet, of 1946, 1950 and 1954 convocation. Deputy, Belarusian Supreme Soviet of 1947, 1951, 1955 and 1959 convocation. At 1954, 1956 and 1958 Congresses of Communist Party Belarusian, elected candidate member of the Central Committee.
Best roles: Carmen in Bizet’s opera “Carmen”. Margarita in Gounod’s opera “Faust”. Yaroslavna in Borodin’s opera “Knyaz Igor” (Prince Igor).
Natasha in Dorogomyzhsky’s opera “Rusalka” (The Water Sprite). Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin”. Marusya and Alesya in Ye.
Tsikotsky’s operas “Mikhas Podgorny” and “Devushka s Polesya” (The Girl From Polese). Aksinya in F. Dzerzhinsky’s “Tikhiy Don” (Quiet Flows the Don). Lyubasha in Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Tsarskaya nevesta” (lnw - r^eror’s Bride).
Best productions: operas: “Zaporozhets za Dunaem” (The Dnieper Cossack Beyond the Danube). “Strashny dvor” (The Dreadful Court). “Devushka s Polesya” (The Girl From Polese).
“Boris Godunov”, etc. Since 1920 with artistic group, Central Board of Political Education (“Glavpolitprosvet”), Western Front. 1930-1932 Minsk Opera Studio troupe.