Dmitri Hvorostovsky died at the age of 55 years

Дмитрий Хворостовский скончался в возрасте 55 лет
The legendary baritone passed away after a long illness.

Дмитрий Хворостовский скончался в возрасте 55 лет

Dmitri Hvorostovsky

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The media spread the news of the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Reportedly, the Opera singer, died today at the age of 55 years. Information about the life of legendary baritone posted by Dmitry Malikov, who was close with the family of the artist.

“I have information from my poetess Lilia Vinogradova, he was very close and who was there with him. She texted me that he died at 3.36 a.m., London time,” commented RIA sad event Malikov.

Photo: @DmitryMalikov Twitter Dmitry Malikov

Later on the official page in Facebook Hvorostovsky appeared to confirm the news of his death. “On behalf of the family we announce the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky – loved operatic baritone, husband, father, son, and friend, age 55 years, after two and a half year battle with brain cancer. He died peacefully this morning, November 22, surrounded by family near his home in London, UK. Let the warmth of his voice and his spirit will always be with us!” — says the publication. We will soon announce where and when will take place the farewell ceremony.

Hvorostovsky has long struggled with a fatal disease. That he has cancer of the brain, became known in the summer of 2015. Was a successful operation that are assigned to multiple courses of chemotherapy. It seemed that he would be able to defeat the cancer, even the doctors called it a “miracle.”

Recall that a month ago in the press already, there were reports of the death of Dmitry Alexandrovich. But then the information was denied by the wife of singer Florence. And the journalist who published the message about the death of the singer, later acknowledged that he had not checked the information.