Kogan was subject to the best halls in the world, Medvedev said

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Titlescript Dmitry Kogan during a speech. Archival photoKogan was subject to the best halls in the world, Medvedev said© RIA Novosti / Ilya Pitalev

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev expressed condolences to the families, friends and colleagues violinist Dmitry Kogan, who died in the 39th year of life, noting that his music was close and understandable to everyone, he was subject to the best halls in the world. Telegram of condolence posted Tuesday on the website of the Cabinet.

Honored artist of Russia, the famous violinist Dmitry Kogan died Tuesday in Moscow after a long illness.

«In its short life, Dmitry managed to give people great music. He knew how sincerely and earnestly to convey the beauty and depth of the works of the great composers. And because the music he performed was close and understandable to everyone. People come to his concerts with their families. He was subject to the best halls in the world. Admired by all who once heard his fiddle», — the telegram says.

Medvedev noted that Cohen not only gave the music from the stage, but did everything that she sounded across the country.

«Organized festivals, participated in charity events and were looking for gifted children, helping them to enter the wonderful world of music. Dmitri Kogan will remain in our memory not only as an outstanding musician, but also as a representative of the great musical dynasty. The sound of his violin will forever remain in the hearts of millions,» – said the Prime Minister.

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