Pyotr Mamonov dies of coronavirus in Moscow

Pyotr Mamonov dies of coronavirus in Moscow
Pyotr Mamonov dies of coronavirus in Moscow
15 July 2021, 19:20Culture
Died artist and musician, founder of the group "Sounds of Mu" Peter Mamonov. He was 70 years old. Previously, he was confirmed to have a coronavirus.

The artist was hospitalized at the end of June. On July 1, he was hooked up to a ventilator. For two weeks his condition remained extremely serious. He was put into an artificial coma . On July 11, the artist began to withdraw from it, the artist opened his eyes, tried to breathe on his own, but two days later he again became worse.

Recall that Mamonov was popular in the 80s as the lead singer of the rock group "Sounds of Mu". The name of this group comes from the abbreviation "sounds of Moscow streets". The group has recorded about ten studio albums. She toured with them in Europe and the USA.

In the 90s, Mamonov played at the Moscow Drama Theater named after K.S. Stanislavsky, was the director of the productions "Nobody Writes to the Colonel", "Is There Life on Mars?", "Chocolate Pushkin" and others.

In recent decades, he is better known as an actor. Mamonov played in the films "Needle", "Taxi Blues", "The Island", "Tsar" and other films. In total, about 20 films were released with his participation. As an actor, he gained great popularity after playing the role of Anatoly's father in the drama "The Island" by Pavel Lungin (2006). He was awarded the Russian Nika and Golden Eagle awards for Best Actor.

In August 2019, Mamonov was hospitalized with a heart attack. He underwent two operations. But already in November he gave concerts in St. Petersburg.

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