Trustee and executor of the will of Svetoslav Roerich Lyudmila Shaposhnikova died after a long illness. She was 89 years old.
About death Shaposhnikova reported in the International Council of the Roerich organizations named after S. N. Roerich. "On August 24 after a long illness at the age of 89 years died Ludmila Shaposhnikova - Trustee Svetoslav Roerich and the executor of his will, the General Director of the public Museum named after N. To. Roerich of the International Centre of the Roerichs", - is told in the news on the website of the organization.
Shaposhnikova - famous public figure of Russia, the main worldwide researcher and popularizer of creativity of the Roerich family. In 1968 in India, she first met with Svetoslav Roerich's younger son Roerich, a famous artist, educator and public figure. From this point on scientific, cultural and artistic heritage of the famous family becomes the Central theme of her research.
"Developed by L. V. Shaposhnikova society Museum, preserved the Heritage of the Roerichs, excellent in scale and conception of its international public, scientific, cultural and educational activities, her books and covenants remain forever with us," said the Museum. Parting with Lyudmila Vasilyevna will be held 27 Augustus 10.00 to 13.30 in the Museum named after Nicholas Roerich in Moscow.