Rachel Yakar (born March 3, 1938) is a French soprano.
Yakar was born in Lyon, France. She studied under Germaine Lubin at the Paris Conservatoire. In 1963, she made her debut at Strasbourg. For the next twenty years, she was associated with the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. In the mid and late 1970s, she performed at Bayreuth, Glyndebourne, Edinburgh, Salzburg and Covent Garden. Her repertory included Mozart's Donna Elvira from Don Giovanni , and First Lady from The Magic Flute ; Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea and Rameau's Aricia; Jean-Baptiste Lully's Climène from Phaëton , Leclair's Circé in Scylla et Glaucus ; Arthur Honegger's Diane from Les aventures du roi Pausole and Francis Poulenc's Madame Lidoine from Dialogues of the Carmelites .
Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south from Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north from Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast from Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.
Germaine Lubin was a French dramatic soprano, best known for her association with the music of Richard Wagner. She possessed a brilliant voice but her later career was tainted with accusations of Nazi sympathies.
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Rachel Anne Griffiths is an Australian actress and director. Raised primarily in Melbourne, she began her acting career appearing on the Australian series Secrets before being cast in a supporting role in the comedy Muriel's Wedding (1994), which earned her an AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. In 1997, she was the lead in Nadia Tass's Amy. She would garner further international recognition for her role opposite Julia Roberts in the American romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), followed by her role as Hilary du Pré in the biopic Hilary and Jackie (1998), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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Rachel Sarah Bilson is an American actress. Born to a California show business family, Bilson made her television debut in 2003, and then landed the role of Summer Roberts on the prime-time drama series The O.C. Bilson made her movie debut in The Last Kiss (2006) and starred in the science-fiction-action film Jumper (2008). From 2011 to 2015, she starred as Dr. Zoe Hart on The CW series Hart of Dixie.
Pervin Buldan is a Turkish politician of Kurdish origin. She was a member of the Democratic Society Party (DTP). She is President of Yakay-Der and one of the deputy speakers in the 26th Parliament of Turkey. On 11 February 2018, she was elected co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in the party's 3rd ordinary congress.
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Yakar is a surname and it may refer to:
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