Biography and personal life of this early deceased artist chanson shrouded in mystery – it is not known whether there was actually the wife of Arkady Kobyakov, or is it, as some facts of his life only fiction, written by those who have tried to create a certain image of the singer. And children Arkady Kobyakov, probably not, at least, of their existence, never provide any information.
Arkady was born in Nizhny Novgorod, then Gorky, in June 1976 in a working class family carpool. His mother also worked in manufacturing, and raising the boy, was grandma.
On the photo: Arkady Kobyakov
Arcadia vocal abilities emerged early – in kindergarten, the teachers immediately drew attention to it and included performances Arkady Kobyakov to the matinees and concerts.
According to one version, in the six years he began learning to play the piano, but it is unknown how long this training.
At school, Arkady didn’t show much interest in learning more fascinated with fun with friends. According to legend, built on an early biography of the singer chanson, Kobyakov mother left the family, leaving the son of his father and grandmother, and the other that his parents died in a car accident, but what was really going on in his personal life Arcadia in that period is hard to say.
The lack of parental care and proper upbringing, and the influence of the street has led to the fact that in fourteen years Arkady Kobyakov got to Borstal under Ardatov, where he spent three and a half years.
To write songs, he began in the school years, did not quit this occupation and in prison, where he wrote one of his most poignant songs, “Hello, mother.” Song was so soulful and melodic, just like his first listeners.
They say that coming to freedom, Arkady Kobyakov decided to begin the biography again, and entered the Academy. Rostropovich, but was it really, again, is not known.
Freedom Kobyakov was only two and a half years and was again in jail now for theft, as the first time, and for assault, having already more six – and-a-half years.
But it was not the last time received by the contractor chanson – he had two stints in prison, where he spent nine years, and all this time he continued to write songs. The third time the punishment he served in the camp “South”, and during the four years of stay there, he recorded more than a dozen songs.
Creativity prison musician attracted the attention of not only his cellmates, but also other music lovers in the genre of “chanson”. After his release in 2006, Arkady continued creative activity, began performing at restaurants, corporate events, and everywhere his performances were extremely popular.
On the photo: presentation of Arkady Kobyakov
In 2011 the first album came out with songs of Arcadia “prisoner’s soul”, which was followed by four more. After his last term ended in 2013, and from his prison cell Kobyakov out already known by criminals and prison songs.
He continued to work in restaurants, gave a recital in the Metropolitan club “prison”. In addition, Arkady went on tour, and his songs were heard on the radio.
Given that most of my life Kobyakov held behind bars, he failed to arrange his personal life. In some online publications you can find information about what the singer is married, and the wife of Arkady Kobyakov was a certain Irina Tokbaeva. However, the concert Director of the contractor claims that no wife, and especially children Arkady Kobyakov never existed.
During its short life this famous chanson singer managed to record more than eighty songs. In 2014 started cooperation Arkady Kobyakov with the company “Gold Chanson”, which helped him to reissue his already famous songs, record new ones, remove some clips.
With their concerts the singer has been in more than a hundred Russian cities, played in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Kobyakov died 19 September 2015 due to bleeding caused by the aggravation of stomach ulcer – that was an official conclusion of doctors. Recent years, Arkady lived in his apartment in Podolsk, where his body was discovered. Police launched an investigation into the causes of this tragic accident, but no crime in the death of a singer was found.
The death of this talented author and performer of songs in the genre of chanson was a surprise and a shock to his many fans, many of whom refused to believe that it’s true.
After the death Kobyakov appeared rumors that he is alive, and death is just a hoax, arranged by Arkady in order to disappear from view of certain people. Arkady Kobyakov was buried in his native land, in Nizhny Novgorod.