Maria Maksakova

Maria Petrovna Maksakova (née: Sidorova; April 8, 1902 – August 11, 1974) was a Soviet opera singer.

She was a leading soloist in the Bolshoi Theater (1923-1953), who enjoyed great success in the 1920s and 1930s, in the times often referred to as the Golden Age of the Soviet opera. Maria Maksakova, the three times laureate of the Stalin’s Prize (1946, 1949, 1951).