Dzhigarkhanyan: the former soloist «ivanushek» Yakovlev died too early

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in photomontagist group Ivanushki International Oleg Yakovlev. Archival photoDzhigarkhanyan: the former soloist «ivanushek» Yakovlev died too early© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

USSR people’s artist Armen Jigarkhanyan has expressed his condolences in connection with death eks-the participant of group «Ivanushki International» Oleg Yakovlev, who, after graduating from GITIS, played in performances of the Moscow drama theatre under the direction Dzhigarkhanyan.

Yakovlev died on 48-m to year of life in a Moscow hospital after a long illness, reported RIA Novosti on Thursday, the civil wife of the artist Alexander Kutsevol.

Yakovlev in 1990 he graduated from the Irkutsk drama school, then GITIS. In the Dzhigarkhanyan theater and participated in productions of «the Cossacks», «twelfth night», «the lion Gurych Sinichkin». The soloist of group «Ivanushki International» Oleg Yakovlev began in March 1998, after the team left Igor Sorin. Yakovlev has officially left the band in 2013.

«It is very sad that Oleg died so early. And especially sad to realize that nothing you do can help. Unfortunately, we with Oleg have not communicated. But, of course, mine my most sincere condolences in the passing of a remarkable artist,» said Dzhigarkhanyan RIA Novosti.Dzhigarkhanyan: the former soloist «ivanushek» Yakovlev died too early© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Korobeynikova in fotobanka Yakovlev: actor of theatre of dolls, not wanting to be behind the screen