Умер один из основателей КВН и «Спокойной ночи, малыши!» Андрей Меньшиков Sad news reported by relatives of the men. Andrey Menshikov died in Moscow after an illness. Users of social networking condolences to the family of the famous poet and writer.
Умер один из основателей КВН и «Спокойной ночи, малыши!» Андрей Меньшиков

Andrey Menshikov departed this life at the age of 72 years. The man died in Moscow after a long struggle with the disease, as reported by his relatives. The news came as an absolute surprise for fans of the poet.

In the mid 60-ies of the man in charge of a team of KVN Moscow engineering-construction Institute. In 1986, he started thinking about the revival and popularization of the program after its closing. It Menshikov invented many of the humorous elements of the game, which is incredibly popular among viewers for 30 years.

The man began working at televedenie in 1975 and participated in the creation of such popular programs as “good night, kids”, “come on, girls!”, “Sprint for all” and many others.

In addition, Andrey was one of the most talented writers of his generation. As a songwriter, he collaborated with many famous composers, including Oleg Sorokin, Anatoly Kiselev and Roman Mayorov.

In 1995, the television activist was awarded the prize “TEFI” for the program “Tam-Tam Novosti”.

Умер один из основателей КВН и «Спокойной ночи, малыши!» Андрей Меньшиков

However, his main brainchild of Andrey always thought the WHC. He admitted that even the Institute was chosen because of the fact that the University was the best and most fun team. In an interview, Menshikov made a strong mark in his life left the famous transmission.

“The WHC – he’s always in the shower. As a holiday that is always with you. As the memories of youth. As calls friends, which you and seventh decade of life continue to call the old nicknames. KVN lives now. My country is a TV program, however, does not accept. That’s another, not my story” – shared thoughts of the poet.

In recent years, He rarely attended social events that have disturbed his fans. Many of them tied a lull in the career of Andrew Viktorovich with the disease, but most fans were sure that the poet just retired. Now the relatives of the star have informed “Interfax” that he struggled with the illness, whose name is not specified.