Iosif Kobzon: “St. Petersburg gave me a beloved wife and mother in law”


Иосиф Кобзон: «Петербург подарил мне любимую жену и тещу» Monday, September 11, the legendary singer celebrates its 80th anniversary. Many stars of domestic show-business dedicated to Joseph Davydovich publication in social networks. Birthday Kobzon has told to the correspondent “StarHit” about people and the special connection with the cultural capital.
Иосиф Кобзон: «Петербург подарил мне любимую жену и тещу»

Today Joseph was receiving congratulations from senior officials, giving interviews, preparing for the holiday concert and the presentation of his new book. A few months ago, the St. Petersburg correspondent of the “StarHit” talked to the main singer of the Russian platform, which suddenly open up about his love for the city on the Neva, once gave his wife Nellie.

According to Joseph Davidovich, the first time he came to St. Petersburg, then called Leningrad, in the 60th year. Along with him were composers and musicians Dmitri Shostakovich, Tikhon Khrennikov, Serafim Tulikov, Oscar Feltsman. Before that he read a lot about this town, seen the movies and knew about the beauty, and heartily admired the Leningrad, its palaces and museums in the 60th year.

“Many years ago, this city gave me a beloved wife and mother in law. Petersburg so dear to me twice, and to speak I come here with great joy, the city is constantly improving, growing new areas, buildings,” – says the singer.
Иосиф Кобзон: «Петербург подарил мне любимую жену и тещу»

Honorary citizen of Moscow has never wanted to move to the Northern capital. He’s loyal to his Motherland and always considered white-stone cultural center, and the family Kobzon lives in this city, ranging from children to grandchildren.

Kobzon did not want the city varied greatly. According to a famous singer, Petersburg should be kept in its original form – with magnificent architecture, palaces, parks and beautiful houses. However, there is in my favorite city Kobzon and cons. For example, Joseph Kobzon heard that the yards of the cultural capital need improvement.

“Still makes me sad the state of the cemetery, where are buried my wife’s family. It is very unkempt, but it is our ancestors, our people. I really want to solve this problem”, – said Joseph Kobzon.

Recall that the people’s artist of USSR was born in 1937. Monday, September 11, Joseph Davidovich began to congratulate him in the morning. Many stars of the Russian show-business dedicated to the birthday of the publication in social networks. Among them was Valeria, Iosif Prigozhin, Zara, Anita Tsoy, Kate LEL, Jasmin, Oleg Gazmanov, singer Sati Kazanova, Alexander Buinov, Askold and Edgard zapashnye, and soloists “Turetsky Choir”.

Иосиф Кобзон: «Петербург подарил мне любимую жену и тещу»