Laura Quint: a brief biography

Starting conditions

The future pianist came to light on July 9, 1953 in an intelligent Soviet family. The parents are indigenous Leningrads. His father worked in one of the design institutes of the defense industry. Her mother, by profession a linguist, taught at Leningrad University. Laura showcased diverse talents from an early age. She easily mastered foreign languages under her mother’s supervision. She had absolute musical hearing. After some hesitation, parents made the decision to steer their talented daughter down the “musical trail.”

Laura started attending music school a year earlier than comprehensive. She studied well. I spent all my spare time behind the grand piano. At 14, Quint wrote the song “Ave Maria” and introduced it to her classmates and educators. It is this point that she considers the beginning of her professional composing activity. After graduating, the promising pianist entered the Leningrad Conservatory. In the student time Quint was very fruitfully engaged in composing musical works. A musical, symphony and opera came out from under her pen.

The creative activities


Laura Quint’s Performance do not cease to be surprised by fans and critics. After graduating from the conservatory, she was invited to the position of concertmaster of the Leningrad Theatre Institute. Songs written on poems of famous and novice poets, were performed by all stars of the Soviet pop. Among them it is enough to call Joseph Kobzon, Irina Ponarovskaya, Alla Pugacheva, Sofia Rotara. Commissioned by the Small Drama Theatre, Laura wrote the musical “Carlson Came Again”. At that point, she was barely eighteen years old.

In 1988, the opera “Giordano” was premiered on the stage of the Moscow SCCZ “Rossiya”. This work gained recognition in the world’s leading venues, withstanding fifty enschlags. The composer’s first personal CD, titled “Jealousy”, saw the light in 1991. The collapse of the Soviet Union Quint endured in a creative shambles. She wrote music to plays and motion pictures. In 2010, Laura was found to have a cancer condition. With great difficulty, she managed to overcome this terrible ailment.

Recognition and personal life

In the current chronological period, Quint is rightly considered a recognized composer of Russia. For her great contribution to the development of domestic art, she was awarded the honorary title “Honored Artist of the Russian Federation”.

Laura’s personal life has not developed since the first time. Today, she resides in her third marriage to singer Andrei Bille. From his first marriage to composer Alexander Zhurbin, a son Philip, now living in the United States, grew up. Life goes on and Laura Quint will yet please fans with new works.

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