Colleagues and admirers say goodbye to Chinskim in the Moscow house of composers

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobacteria with Vladimir Shainsky in the Moscow house of composersColleagues and admirers say goodbye to Chinskim in the Moscow house of composers© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Farewell to the composer Vladimir Shainskiy, who passed away late last year, started at the Moscow house of composers, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Vladimir shainskiy has died during the night of 25 December at a hospital in San Diego on 93-m to year of life after long illness. Relatives decided to bury the famous composer in Moscow, according to his last wishes.

One of the first to say goodbye to the composer come singer Lev Leshchenko.

«Today we say goodbye to an amazing man, definitely a great master, composer. We don’t like pompous words, but I think it can safely use the word genius. He voiced an entire era, and today we say goodbye to a piece of childhood. I was very lucky, the first song I recorded on radio, was a song by Vladimir Yakovlevich «the White birch». Then came «don’t cry, girl,» and many other beautiful songs he wrote. He gave us a lot of joy and many happy moments. This was the origins of our life,» — said Leshchenko told reporters.»Saying goodbye to Shainski, we’ll never say goodbye, because you are his wonderful songs that will be played for a long time. This is a big Soviet era Russian composers. A great honour for the Ministry of culture, which we had the honor to participate in the organization of the funeral and the return of the composer to his homeland,» — said Zhuravskii.

The composer will be buried on Troekurov cemetery.

Vladimir Shainsky was born on 12 Dec 1925. His first works were a string Quartet written in 1963 in the Conservatoire, and Symphony, created in 1965. During the years of creative activity Shainsky wrote many works, including Opera for children «Three against Marabuka» (1974), musicals «AZ, Buki, Vedi» (1975), «Journey of Nils» (1984), «the Eighth wonder of the world» (1985), «lift» (1987), «Gelsomino and the pirates» (1988), «tales and continents» (1989), «the Racket» (1993), «the Groom dowry» (1994). He has written more than 400 songs, including many compositions for children, including music for cartoons about Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena.Colleagues and admirers say goodbye to Chinskim in the Moscow house of composers

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