The Keeper of the folk tradition: died of Lyudmila Ryumina

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Korobeynikova in fotosensibilitatea Russian folk songs Ludmila Rumina. Archival photoThe Keeper of the folk tradition: died of Lyudmila Ryumina© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Korobeinikova to the photobank

The national actress of Russia Lyudmila Ryumin always with trepidation treated to the Russian national culture, zealously guarded the true folk tradition; colleagues remembered the singer as a knowledgeable and deep person, whose original talent will forever remain in the hearts of fans.

Soviet and Russian singer Ludmila Ryumina has died on 69-m to year of life. Farewell to the artist will be held at its Moscow cultural center, and will bury her on Vostryakovskiy cemetery in Moscow, near the grave of his mother.

Ryumin was born on 28 August 1949 in Voronezh. She graduated the Music school (now the State musical-pedagogical Institute) named after M. Ippolitov-Ivanov, also received a deeper education at the Institute Gnesin (now the Russian Academy of music Gnesin) and later studied at the directing faculty of pop GITIS.

Ryumin had become widely known as a performer of Russian folk songs, with classical training allowed her no less talented to do the romances, chamber and classical songs and Opera arias. In 1999, she founded the Moscow cultural folklore center, where he was artistic Director, chief stage Director and costume designer.

The service of the traditional culture

Colleagues of Lyudmila Ryumina with great sadness that greeted the news of her passing, expressing confidence that with the departure of its Russian folk-song has suffered an irreparable loss. According to folk and pop singer Nadezhda Babkina, Ryumin has dedicated his life to the service of traditional culture, its preservation, study and promotion.

«Did not the great woman, the national actress of Russia, singer and Director Lyudmila Ryumina. Nowadays, when globalization and the erosion of moral guidance penetrate deeper into society, it is especially important to appeal to its traditional roots. Lyudmila Georgievna did everything possible so that people will not forget whose land they are natives remembered their origins, loved and appreciated the culture of his people,» — said Babkin, whose words are quoted by the press service.

Famous Russian singer Lev Leshchenko emphasized that Ryumin set himself the ambitious task – to preserve the folklore and Russian folk song culture in its purest form – and successfully cope with it throughout the entire creative way.

«She was not only very professional singer — knowing, deep, but a great organizer, as evidenced by her Foundation, her students. A small consolation for the relatives may be something that will remain some principles and approaches that it has identified in respect of the Russian song, and her songs will be heard for a long time», — told RIA Novosti Leshchenko.

Singer original talent

The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky called Lyudmila Ryumin a man of great creative energy and a strong character. In his opinion, the singer was able to multiply a rich tradition of folk singing and nurture many young artists.

«Did not the Lyudmila Ryumina, the singer’s unique talent and rare spiritual generosity, a wise and helpful mentor. Lyudmila Georgievna has dedicated his life to the high ideals of service to his native culture, was a true connoisseur of Russian folklore. Her songs, filled with the bright images and meanings, knew and loved people of different generations,» says the telegram on behalf of the Minister.

Duma Deputy, actor and Director Yevgeny Gerasimov sure that an actress worthy of her memory was immortalized, and promised to support their colleagues, if such offer arrives.

«It’s a pity to leave such people. So did a lot Ryumin in order to hear the folklore of the people. The sound of origins of the people – all of it was in her work. Again orphaned,» said Gerasimov, RIA Novosti.

Deepest condolences to the family of the singer expressed and Oleg Korolyov, head of Lipetsk region administration. In the village of Elm Dolgorukovsky district Ryumin spent his childhood and youth. He noted that the famous artist to the last days of his life he maintained contact with the villagers and enquired about their Affairs, willing to help an old friend and generously donated funds for the restoration of Orthodox shrines.

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