Hvorostovsky brilliantly realized their talent, said Matvienko

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoracconti D. Hvorostovsky on the stage of the State Kremlin Palace. Archival photoHvorostovsky brilliantly realized their talent, said Matvienko© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko sent a government telegram to the international Union of musical figures of condolence in connection with death of people’s artist of Russia Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

Earlier Wednesday, the family of the singer announced on his page in Facebook that he died. Hvorostovsky has died on 56-m to year of life after long illness. At the end of June 2015, the singer, for many years lived in London, announced that she was suffering from a brain tumor.

«Gone from the life of a talented artist, loved and revered by millions of people», — said the speaker.

According to her, Hvorostovsky brilliantly realized his talent, and despite all the titles and awards in the world of Opera has always remained kind, open and cheerful person. «Until the last day he was devoted to music, stage and the audience,» — said Matvienko.

She emphasized that he admired the beautiful work of Hvorostovsky, respected and appreciated him.

«Light memory of talented artist will remain in the history of our country, in the hearts of those who knew him,» said the MP.

Matviyenko conveyed condolences, words of support and sympathy to the families and friends of Hvorostovsky.

The speaker said that he called in October Hvorostovsky in London to congratulate him on his birthday. «His voice was clear that he was not feeling well. We knew he was seriously ill, but bravely fought,» — said the MP.

According to her, Hvorostovsky was the star of world scale, «but he remained very modest, very communicative, very responsive person.» «He responded to the suggestions to speak to veterans on the eve of Victory Day, he spoke always, spoke, and did not raise the issue of fees,» — said Matvienko.

«It was a wide, genuine Russian, Siberian, soul man, a beautiful person, spiritual, with a unique stunning voice» — said the head of the Federation Council.

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