Definitions for "Alla Pugacheva"
Alla Borisovna Pugachyova (А́лла Бори́совна Пугачёва), pronounced "Pougachiova" and commonly anglicized as Pugacheva, born April 15 1949 in Moscow, Russia, is perhaps the best known musical performer in Russia, her career having started in 1965 and continuing to this day. She is certainly the most successful Soviet and Russian performer in terms of record sales and popularity (* see notes about record sales below).