About Zhanna Bichevskaya
Zhanna Vladimirovna Bichevskaya (or Jeanne Bichevskaya; Russian: Жанна Владимировна Бичевская, born June 17, 1944), is a prominent Russian bard and folk musician. She was born in Zagorsk (Sergiev Posad) and in 1971 she graduated from the Moscow Circus and Performing Arts School. In the 1970s, Zhanna started to perform Russian folk songs and romances. At that time she was deeply influenced by Bulat Okudzhava, and she quickly gained popularity in Russia and abroad with some critics dubbing her the Russian Joan Baez. Read more about Zhanna Bichevskaya on Last.fm.