Hvorostovsky will be buried near the graves of Chaliapin

© RIA Novosti / Nina Sociability in photobacteria singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Archival photoHvorostovsky will be buried near the graves of Chaliapin© RIA Novosti news Agency / Nina Sociability the image Bank

People’s artist of Russia, world famous baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery on 28 November, told RIA Novosti the organizers of the funeral of Pavel Astakhov Dmitry Bertman.

On Wednesday, the family of Hvorostovsky reported that the singer died. He 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.

Earlier, the people’s artist of the USSR, first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture Iosif Kobzon said that Hvorostovsky bequeathed to cremate his body and bury the ashes in Moscow and his native city of Krasnoyarsk.

«The twenty-seventh of November will be a farewell and a memorial service in connection with the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Moscow will host the cremation of the body and on 28 November, the ashes will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery. Tomb Hvorostovsky located just 100 meters from the graves of Chaliapin,» said the organizers.

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1 Comment on "Hvorostovsky will be buried near the graves of Chaliapin"

  1. ActaDiurna | 26.11.2017 at 21:44 |

    Was Hvorostovsky a Budhist? Is it sure cremation is his own wish? I rather doubt it. For a man who sang Christian-Orthodox liturgical music it is at least bizarre.

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