SAD NEWS | Russian Balalaika Virtuoso Mikhail Fedorovich Rozhkov Has Died – Aged 99 [RIP]

Soviet-Russian balalaika virtuoso Mikhail Fedorovich Rozhkov has died in Moscow – aged 99

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Soviet-Russian balalaika virtuoso Mikhail Fedorovich Rozhkov has died in Moscow – aged 99.

A graduate of the M.P. Musorgskogo School of Music, Mr Rozhkov was widely recognized as the world’s eminent performer of the traditional Russian 3-stringed instrument.

 

 

He appeared in a number of television musical films, including the 2006 film “Life is Beautiful“, directed by film maker Vyacheslav Orekhov – and dedicated in his honour.

Our condolences are with Mr Rozhkov’s family, friends, students and colleagues.

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