Larisa Aleksandrovna Dolina (Russian: Лари́са Алекса́ндровна До́лина IPA: , née Kudelman, first married surname Mionchinskaya) (born 10 September 1955 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR) is an Azerbaijani-born prominent Russian (former Soviet) jazz and pop singer and an actress. She was awarded the Order of Honour in 2005.
Dolina was born on September 10, 1955, in Baku to an Azerbaijani Jewish family. Her father, Aleksandr Markovich Kudelman, was a construction worker, her mother, Galina Izrailevna Kudelman (née Dolina), a seamstress. When Dolina was three, the family moved to Odessa. At six, she began attending a music school where she studied the cello.
Dolina's musical career began in 1971 in the performance group "My Odessity" (We are Odessa Natives). She then worked as lead singer for the "State Performing Orchestra of Armenia", the "State Performing Orchestra of Azerbaijan", and the performing group "Sovremennik" (Contemporary). In 1981, Dolina performed together with Weyland Rodd as part of the "Anthology of jazz vocals" tour.