It is worth noting that the author of the songs of famous artists Joseph Kobzon and Lev Leshchenko died Thursday, November 7, reports Russian Dialogue, with reference to the Agency urban news “Moscow”.

“Yuri passed away November 7, in the apartment on the Strastnoy Boulevard” – said the source publication.

On the causes of death of the Soviet and Russian composer Yuri Markelov unknown.

Yuri Markelov was born on 4 August 1950 in Stalingrad (now Volgograd). He is the author of chamber and symphonic works and music for cartoons and documentaries, instrumental and vocal music.

The song on the verses of the poet Grigory pozhenyan “Victory Day, captain!” was performed by Iosif Kobzon, and the song “Kizhi” – Lev Leshchenko.

We would add that the accompanist Elena gaudasinskaya died on the 40th day after the death of his mother Irina Bogacheva. Honored artist of Russia, head of Department of accompaniment of the skill of Elena gaudasinskaya, is the daughter of the famous Opera singer Irina Bogacheva, died on 53-m to year of life.

As reported earlier, the Russian Dialogue, Soviet and Russian artist Pyotr Smidovich died on 67-m to year of life. The life of an artist was cut short after a prolonged illness.

Recall that, in the 88th year passed away a wonderful artist Nikolai Kasatkin, whose paintings are kept at the Pushkin Museum and the Tretyakov gallery. He worked in the circle of the Moscow authors, among whom were artists Erik Bulatov and Oleg Vasiliev.