Lusine (Svetlana) Abetovna Zakarian - People's Artist of Armenian SSR State Prize of Armenia.
She was born in g.Ahaltsihe (Georgia) 1937g.v family rich in musical tradition. Grandfather (mother's), a close friend of the great Chaliapin sang once, even at the Bolshoi Theatre; talented musician was the elder brother of the future singer.
In 1952. Zakarian family moved to Yerevan. Lusine entered a music college, and after his graduation in 1957. passing only one exam - on the Department of Vocal Conservatory. Komitas.
A talented singer, which were available all the song genre, has developed a wide repertoire, which included the Armenian classics, ancient Armenian folk songs and hymns, a wide range of works by Russian and Western composers, and has gained wide popularity not only in Armenia but also far beyond outside the country. Charming, with a particular timbre of voice and high internal culture actress sang in many countries around the world and everywhere been honored with the highest praise. Particularly expressive, her voice sounded in the Armenian cathedral in Echmiadzin.
The people are very fond of actress and her name not be used, as "our Lusine.
In 1991. serious illness cut short the life of the singer in the prime of her powerful talent. In memory of the people a great singer remains modest, kind and sympathetic, the national actress of the highest importance.