Soviet Alexander bard Lobanovsky died in St. Petersburg. 2 days ago he celebrated the 80-year-old birthday.
The Creator of the song "Bewitched, bewitched" Alexander Lobanovsky died in St. Petersburg on 5 August. Surrounded by artist told that in recent years he was seriously ill. "At the end of July he was in the hospital, but, alas, the medicine was powerless," quoted close to Lobanovsky man "Interfax". Farewell to the bard will be held on Thursday, August 6, at roselawn St. Petersburg.
Lobanovsky was born 15 February 1935, graduated from the Leningrad naval school. Among his most famous songs is "the Ballad of the candles" (the Rain is lurking outside the window...), "Charmed, bewitched" (on poems by N. A. Zabolotsky), Indian summer (Fall is rolling, autumn rolls, leg rolls...) and "Grey overcoat" (By the Russian village Russian infantry...).
In 1990, the Lobanovsky filed in the Tribunal on singer-songwriter Michael Zvezdinskogo, indicating that he appropriated many of his songs, among which were the "Ballad of the candles", and "Charmed, bewitched". Despite the fact that Lobanovsky, the Tribunal won financial compensation, he did not wait, but instead received threatening phone calls. Not to mention the fact that, in the Russian authors ' society by controversial authors of all songs, except "the Prostitutes Burelomova", "I was Walking in the night" and "Nerus" is indicated and zvezdinskii, and Lobanovsky.
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