Died Dmitri Hvorostovsky

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in photobacteria singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Archival photoDied Dmitri Hvorostovsky© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty the image Bank

In London died the Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, said the family of the musician on his page in Facebook.

Earlier this RIA Novosti said the singer Dmitry Malikov.

Hvorostovsky has died on 56-m to year of life after heavy and long illness. At the end of June 2015, the singer, for many years living in London, has announced that he is suffering from a brain tumor.

Hvorostovsky graduated from the Krasnoyarsk pedagogical College named after A. M. Gorky and the Krasnoyarsk Institute of arts. International recognition brought him victory in 1989 on a TV contest Bi-bi-si «singer of the world» in Cardiff where he was awarded the title of «Best voice» and won the main prize.

He made his debut in the West at the Nice Opera in the Opera of Peter Tchaikovsky «Queen of Spades». After that Dmitry was invited to speak at the world’s best theaters and participating in recognized festivals. He had the opportunity to sing at the Royal Opera in Covent garden, the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera, Paris Opera, La Scala.

At the end of 2016 Hvorostovsky has announced that for health reasons refuses to participate in Opera productions, but will continue to play. The last concert of Khvorostovsky in Russia took place in June, he sang in his native Krasnoyarsk. In September due to illness of the singer canceled a concert in Moscow state Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky.

Died Dmitri Hvorostovsky© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotomontagen, Demon and Figaro. Outstanding baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky