The journalist died in America. For 17 years Victor Topaller and hosted her own program on one of the channels, which interviewed famous people. For many years the existence of the transmission of the guests, the men began hundreds of guests, including Boris Nemtsov, Valentin Yudashkin, Iosif Kobzon and others.
Today it became known that in new York, died journalist, Director, TV and radio presenter Victor Topaller. The man was 59 years. A few months ago the doctors discovered he had lung cancer. In July of this year Topaller was to celebrate the anniversary.
Friends Victor can’t believe his sudden departure from life. They devote journalist posts on social networks.
“Left Victor Topaller. Last year was his hardest, the disease had covered him after the troubles at work. (…) Victor never met, but Facebook frequently corresponded, have long night conversations about the profession, about the people with whom fate brought , about America, about politics… it was so exciting and something very warm like we’ve known each other for a long time,” wrote the journalist of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Ksenia Larina.
Colleague Topaller and singer-songwriter Natella BOLTYANSKAYA also remember him as a wonderful companion. “Vitenka, the big man of surprising warmth, one of the best interviewers in the world. And just companion and drinking buddy, the narrator and the author, I have enjoyed reading his “Complete Shalom.” How he was able to talk to people, which left a feeling of the importance of your work, as he was respectful for all its unique virulence”, she said.
Efim Shifrin who personally knew a prominent journalist, noted that the last time I talked to him not as often as before. The actor has expressed his condolences to the relatives of the Topaller.
“It was hard for me to talk with Victor at our last meeting, so broke our ideological path. But I live in other memories: a wet night-Moscow hot street tel Aviv, where one had met him unexpectedly, our long-time drinking and adventures of the first posters and performances, long tours, and returns home… And the memories are with me till I will live. How long will I be at least something to think and to remember…” – wrote the scenes.
Victor Topaller was born 13 July 1958 in Moscow. Since 1990 Viktor Aleksandrovich lived overseas – first in Israel and then in Belgium and the United States. The journalist worked for 17 years on the channel RTVi. At different times the guests of the program “In new York with Victor Topaller” became Alisa Friendlich, Iosif Kobzon, Mikhail Zadornov, Boris Nemtsov, Lev Durov, Valentin Yudashkin, Anastasia Volochkova, Eldar Ryazanov, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Anna Netrebko, Nani Bregvadze, Oleg Yankovsky and others. Only the long years of the program a Topaller visited more than 700 famous people.