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The Bulgarian "Raina Yakimova", who was born on 15th December, 1934, in Burgas, Bulgaria, known as "Raina Kabaivanska", is one of the most famous Bulgarian opera singers. In the 2nd half of the 20th century she was one of the most popular soprano singers. Some of her roles are in "Otello", "Don Carlo", "La Traviata", "Il Trovatore", "La Forza del Destino", "Tosca", "Roberto Devereux", "Rienzi", "Queen of Spades", "Capriccio", "La Verstalle".
-- iva_toneva  5/25/2006
Raina Petkoff is the heroine of George Bernard Shaw's comedic play "Arms and the Man" (1894), set during the Serbo-Bulgarian War of 1885. Shaw specifically notes that her name is pronounced "rah-EE-na". She is a young, aristocratic Bulgarian woman. One night, a Swiss soldier climbs into her bedroom, seeking refuge from the battle raging outside. She hides him, even though she thinks he is a coward. Later, they fall in love.
-- Anonymous User  8/29/2008
Raina is the name of a character from "The Sword of Truth" saga written by Terry Goodkind.
-- winterglow  1/4/2009
Queen Rania of Jordan, wife of current King of Jordan.
-- imojeen  7/1/2009
Raina Troy was a main character on the American TV series "Shark", portrayed by Sophina Brown.
-- Anonymous User  1/30/2011
Raina Hein, a contestant on the TV series "America's Next Top Model".
-- Anonymous User  1/30/2011

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