Posted 2 августа 2023,, 04:58

Published 2 августа 2023,, 04:58

Modified 2 августа 2023,, 08:18

Updated 2 августа 2023,, 08:18

Composer Alexander Kolker has passed away

Composer Alexander Kolker has passed away

2 августа 2023, 04:58
He was 90 years old.

Composer, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, author of over a hundred songs Alexander Kolker passed away on August 1 at the age of 91. The sad news was announced by the Union of Composers. They expressed condolences to the composer's friends and family. Information about the place and time of the farewell will be provided later.

Among the most famous works of Alexander Kolker are «Karelia», «Night Tram», «There are girls». He also wrote music for the tapes «Chronicle of a dive bomber», «Krechinsky's Wedding», «Truffaldino from Bergamo», «Three in a boat, not counting the dog». His music is heard in many theatrical productions, musicals, operettas, rock operas. His songs were included in the repertoire of Lydia Clement, Maya Kristalinskaya, Eduard Khil, Joseph Kobzon, Muslim Magomayev and other performers.

Recall that in March, Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto, who wrote music for films by Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, died in a Tokyo hospital.