A friend of the deceased Dmitry Kogan told about the last months of his life


Подруга скончавшегося Дмитрия Когана рассказала о последних месяцах его жизни The daughter of Valentina Tereshkova, Elena told the journalists how he felt the violinist. According to her, Dmitry struggled with skin cancer. Shortly before his death he was treated in Israel and then, in the commercial clinic in Moscow.

On Tuesday, there was a famous violinist Dmitry Kogan. The man died of cancer at the age of 38. As it became known later, some time ago, the doctors diagnosed him with melanoma.

The daughter of Valentina Tereshkova, Elena, who was familiar with Dmitry’s family, told reporters that the actor struggled with serious illness. This summer, he underwent another course of medical treatment.

“The whole year he persistently treated. He had melanoma — skin cancer. The last treatment took place in Israel. On 17 August he was transferred from Israel to Moscow. Doctors gave recommendations. He waited in the Oncology research Institute.Herzen, where the best in our country, experts in this field. But Dima went to commercial the clinic and a week later died there. Doctor of a private clinic has claimed responsibility and for some reason he changed the destination of Israeli doctors. In that situation, which was Dima, it was impossible to do sharp movements. But now to talk about it. Dima will not return…” – said Elena.

The woman says she always admired the talent of Dmitry. However, according to Elena, the musician was a lot of envy. Even the father of the violinist Pavel Kogan, was jealous of the talent of the son. He was divorced with Lubov and not involved in the upbringing of the heir.

“I’m still sorry for Dima that on the day of his death, his father did not cancel the concert. He was still touring. Went on tour when he was in intensive care…” said the daughter Tereshkova.

Elena recalls how tenderly spoke the Fiddler with his mother, Lubov Kazinskogo. In the words of the successor of the Tereshkova, she raised a talented son, sacrificing him for the sake of his career.

“When we were grown up, became each other like brother and sister. He jokingly called me and — sister Lena. For my family, Dima and his mother a pianist Lyubov Vladimirovna Kazinskogo relatives. My mother had great. Between them was an exclusive relationship. Such tenderness, care she surrounded Dima,” said Elena in an interview with journalists of “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.

The last concert of Dmitry Kogan was held in Svetlanovsky hall of the House of music March 19. The project was called “the legend of the Valentine” and was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Valentina Tereshkova. “All – my daughter lied to me”. For the anniversary of Valentina Tereshkova: “the Seagull” error during space flight