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Became known the preliminary cause of death of people’s artist of Russia, singer Sergey Zakharov. It is reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, February 14.
According to the representative of the Union of concert figures of St. Petersburg, he died because of heart problems. It happened on February 14 in one of the Moscow hospitals. The contractor was 68 years old.
Sergey Zakharov was born on 1 may 1950 in Mykolaiv Ukrainian SSR. He studied at the Leningrad musical College named after Rimsky-Korsakov and worked at the Leningrad music hall, and then in different Philharmonic societies in other cities of Russia.
In 1996 Zakharov took part in dozens of concerts in support of election campaign of Boris Yeltsin. In the same year he received the title of people’s artist of the country. His voice known to viewers of the program “My family” — he sang the song to the Intro of the show.
During his career, the singer has toured in 43 countries. He performed works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Glinka and Mussorgsky.
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