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Known Russian singer and composer, Valery Leontiev on the eve of his seventieth birthday still popular. The wife of Valery Leontiev is a bass player of his concert programs, Lyudmila Isakovich.
The Wife Of Valery Leontiev
Lyudmila Isakovich (1953) was born in Syktyvkar. Lucy not so much loved to learn in school how much I loved to make music and creativity. She danced well, sang and played the guitar. Music has always attracted her, and Ludmila, having mastered a high enough level of mastery, since 1972, led a group of “Echo”. Joint performances helped her to bond with a talented singer and future husband, Valery Leontiev (19.03.1949).
On the photo: Valery Leontiev and a group of “Echo”
Together with Lyudmila Leontiev was sent to Moscow to gain recognition. First between them was clean, friendly relations, mutual respect and affection, which gradually grew into love. In the capital, they stopped at a good friend of Lyudmila Isakovich — Batak, which not only provided them shelter but also praised the young singer. Beautiful voice Leontiev, acting, shocking helped the rapid development of his career.
Valery Leontiev in his early career
Folk were with him, remaining a beloved friend and colleague Valery on stage. Together they rejoiced in the new achievements, they endured stoically the creative crises and failures. In any situation, Lucy was to be his faithful companion on stage and in the creative work, and Muse on life. The nature of Lyudmila a strong man, about such it is accepted to speak “initiative”.
On the photo: Lyudmila Isakovich in his youth
When they are together with the singer was on tour in the States, the wife of Valery Leontiev at your own risk and decided to stay in America. Valery supported her morally and financially, giving money earned during a concert. Since Lucy lives in Miami. The wife of Valery Leontiev, however, as he is, loves animals, that’s why America works as a groomer.
Valery Leontiev with his wife Lyudmila Isakovich and their Pets
The personal life of the famous singer
His wife Valery Leontiev affectionately calls “Lyusenka”. And despite the fact that in love with him groupies, leaving next to a photo of the artist on Instagram grateful comments and outright declarations of love in 1998, after twenty-six years of civil marriage, Valery Leontiev and his beloved Lyudmila Isakovich formalized their civil relationship officially. The Palace wedding they came without the pompous outfits, but they did deserve a loud “Bravo!”, delivered in the hall of the wedding Palace Miami.
Children of the couple, as they say, has not acquired, however, conversations, rumors and gossip in the media was a lot. Neither the wife of Valery Leontiev, neither the people’s Artist of Russia, do not like to expose his personal life, and tell with great pleasure about his future plans than about his personal life. He often have to live in Russia and she was in America. Holidays the couple spend together, travel together, are together on tour.
However, the “children of Valery Leontiev” there is more than famous children of Lieutenant Schmidt. Not so long ago in mass media there were photos of the singer and his “son” Alexander Bogdanovich. Savvy journalists invented a touching story and put photos, allegedly proving the paternity of the artist. The spectators, esteeming the work of the famous singer with a puzzled read journalistic “duck” numerous children of Valery Leontiev. But the examination and an official statement has denied these rumors.
Valery Leontiev and his “son” Alexander Bogdanovich
Biography Of Valery Leontiev
The first years of his life Valera held in Ust-UCA (resp. Komi). His mother, Ekaterina Ivanovna — a Ukrainian by nationality. Father Yakov Stepanovich, a native of the Arkhangelsk region, was a veterinarian, a herder. In addition to Valera, the family grew, the eldest daughter, Maya. Soon the whole family moved from Ust-USA in Arkhangelsk oblast, where the childhood of the famous artist.
Valery parents: Jacob S. and Catherine Ivanovna
When Valerie turned 12, his family moved again, in the Ivanovo oblast, in the city of Vellore, located on the banks of the Volga. In his youth Valera loved to sing, danced well, however, dreamed of the sea. So I planned after school to go to Vladivostok to become an oceanographer. However, the family was unable to find the money to fulfill his dream.
Valery Leontiev in his youth
After the first labor feats, the young man went in the Vorkuta mining Institute. He studied night and day working. However with 3 courses Valery leaves the Institute. His beautiful vocal allowed us to determine the true vocation of the artist, and in 1972 to open a new worksheet biography when in DC Vorkuta took place the first concert of Valery Leontiev.
Valery Leontiev in his youth
The success inspired the young singer and composer, after which he became the winner of the contest “We are looking for talents”, in the city of Syktyvkar. Talented children who won a music show, was invited for an internship in the Studio of pop art under the guidance of Vinogradova in the capital and there was a further musical education of the singer.
After that Leontiev was invited to a group “Echo”. Together, the musicians have made two exciting concert programs, having been on tours in many cities of the USSR. In 1978, singer was lucky enough to be in the city of Gorky, and then Leontiev was invited to Gorky city Philharmonic. He accepted the offer, agreeing on the participation in the upcoming contest in Yalta.
Valery Leontiev and a group of “Echo”
There Leontiev once again took 1st place. This competition was watched by all country. The singer became famous. After this resounding victory was followed by another — Valery won the first prize at the festival for popular song “Golden Orpheus” in the city of Sopot. On stage, the singer spoke in an extravagant costume which sewed by yourself. For this he was rewarded the special prize of the Bulgarian fashion Magazine.
In the early eighties with the biography of Valery Leontiev watched already the whole country, wrote about it in Newspapers and magazines, he is performing in the most prestigious concert halls of our country. And after working with the then-popular composer, by David Tuhmanova, Valery Leontiev invited on TV.
Valery Leontiev and Igor Nikolaev
Trouble in the singer’s life started after a sensational performance at the festival in Yerevan, when he received not only the Grand prize but the audience award. While American journalists have noticed that his style of singing reminds them of the singer Mick Jagger. It’s not like Soviet officials. During the three subsequent years Leont’ev was in a cultural vacuum, in disgrace. It was not shown on television, was not invited, as before, to concerts.
Valery Leontiev in his early career
At the same time, the singer underwent a serious operation, after which the singer’s voice very quickly recovered, but to return to the stage he was lucky, only due to the composer Raimonds Pauls. For professional growth Leontiev he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of culture, and in 1983, together with Raimonds Pauls performs on his famous author’s night.
There Leontiev sang such famous hits as “Where went the circus”, “out There in September,” “Singing MIME,” etc. in 1988, the audience first saw his video for “Margarita”. The singer works in a Patriotic, lyrical, and humorous genres. To date, the singer and composer, Valery Leontiev out discs 35, 36 films and musicals, and 36 video clips. He has co-authored 17 songs.
Valery Leontiev on stage
March 19, 2019 admirers of Valery Leontiev expects jubilee (70 years) the speech of the actor on the Russian stage. The work of the famous singer were 17 orders, medals and other government awards for his work in the field of formation and development of Musical culture of our country, as well as Ukraine, Belarus and Mongolia.