Isabella Yurieva

 

 

Age: 100

 

Summary: Russian celebrated folk singer nicknamed the "Queen of the Russian Romance" who was one of the top performers of the romantic Russian Gypsy songs in the late 1920's and 1930's before the genre became almost taboo in Soviet Russia, but who was largely forgotten until the 1990's when she resurfaced on television and was named a People's Artist of Russia.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 7, 1899

 

Died: January 19, 2000

 

Location: Moscow, Russia