Childhood of the future singer passed in Bila village near Ternopil where her family moved.
In early age Solomia is interested of music and singing, learns to play piano and in the age of 10 performs in the chorus "Ruska besida" in Ternopil.
Living in the countryland amoug common diligent peaple Solomia learnt not only to love but deeply by all her heart understand folk songs. She didn't part with them right to the death.
Feeling Solomia's inclination to music and singing her father borrowed money and sent her off to Lviv conservatoire which she graduated with a medal and a decoration in 1893. The exam commissin wrote in Diploma of a young singer: "She has all data to become an adornment event of a paramount stage..." But the singer doesn't spot on her achievent and goes into Milan where studies in a glorious professor Fausta Craspy.
A year later Solomia already sings the leading parts in the better opera theaters of Italy. Triumph that she achieved in this country widely opened the doors of opera theatres of Russia, Poland, France, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Egypt, North and South America and many other countriesof the world before her. "The inborn musician Solomia Crushelnytska darkened other performers of Vagner's operas where she performed marvellously with confidence and with a real aristocracy. Noteworthy is that that after "Valkiriya" she easy sings in "Loreleya", after "Mefistofel" in "Madam Butterfly", after "Tristan and Isolda" in "Adrian Lecyvrer", "Aiida" or "Salomea"... completely plunges in charming world of singing and play created by herself... "
At the height of her fame Solomia Crushelnytska left opera stage (1915) and devoted herself to the concert activity. It's iteresting to know that the singer wherever she would perform she included Ukrainian folk song and works of other Ukrainian composers by which she finished her concerts each time accompnying herself.