The family of the actor issued a statement. Original message appeared in social networks on the personal page of Dmitry Malikov. Manager of the artist confirmed these data. Dmitri Hvorostovsky died in London this morning.
Today the singer Dmitry Malikov has announced that Opera star Dmitri Hvorostovsky died. He told followers on Twitter. The actor did not disclose details about the incident. About two years Hvorostovsky struggled with a brain tumor. Reporters contacted the representative Malikov. She confirmed these data. The Opera star passed away in London tonight.
Friends and colleagues mourn the deceased life Dmitry Hvorostovsky
Recall that some time ago already, there were reports of the death of Hvorostovsky. Recently, the family of the artist tried not to tell the media about his condition, only noting that he atchana fighting the disease. The journalists managed to contact the representative of an Opera singer.
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“It really, unfortunately, it so happened,” – said the agent of the artist.
“StarHit” contacted by the wife of Dmitry Malikov Elena. “Ask relatives. I now have burn phones, check with the relatives”, – said the wife of the Malikov.
He later Malikov explained in the comments, where it has these data. “I have information from my poetess Lilia Vinogradova, he was very close and who was there with him,” said the artist.
In the official group Hvorostovsky in “Facebook” came the appeal to the fans.
“On behalf of the family Hvorostovskij we regret to announce the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky – loved operatic baritone, husband, father, son, and friend, at 55 years old. After two and a half year battle with brain cancer, he died this morning, November 22, surrounded by family in London, UK. Let the warmth of his voice and his spirit will always be with us” – says the publication.
A friend of Dmitri Hvorostovsky conductor: Constantine Orbelian told that spoke with the artist shortly before his death. “I managed to say goodbye to Dmitry last night at 21.00. But early this morning I was called by his wife Florence, and said a minute ago, Dima died. It was 3.30 nights. He died in hospital in London. Unfortunately, the fight for his life is now over. I can’t say that in the last minutes he was conscious. Yesterday morning it arrived parents. They saw each other. Even managed to have a conversation as possible. And also said goodbye to him, though to the last minute nobody believed that he will leave. We all hoped for a miracle,” – said a colleague of the singer.
The head of the Commission of Moscow city Council on culture and mass communications Evgeny Gerasimov said that the memory of the artist immortalized in Moscow. Yet, the question is how to do it.
In an interview with reporters Joseph Kobzon said that Hvorostovsky had planned that after his death he was cremated. “He left a will… What was is left of the heroic will: cremate him and bury the part of [the ashes] in Moscow, and the second part — in Krasnoyarsk. Wait, now his wife will make the final decision”, – said Kobzon.
Recall that Dmitri Hvorostovsky was born in Krasnoyarsk on 16 October 1962. The artist was one of the most famous Opera singers in Russia and abroad. Performances Hvorostovsky in new York’s Metropolitan Opera, London’s Royal Opera house Covent garden, Milan’s La Scala, the Vienna and Berlin state operas, Mariinsky theatre of St. Petersburg and other popular halls collected thousands of spectators. In 2017, Dmitry took the stage in Krasnoyarsk. Despite his poor health, he gave a concert in his hometown. Fans were excited and shared their reviews on social networks. Recent concerts of the artist was cancelled due to his condition.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the death of Hvorostovsky heavy loss. This was reported by press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.