Date: 10 months ago   Category: Music

The conductor who has written down music to "White Sun of the Desert" has died


The conductor Leo Korkhin has died on August 11 in St. Petersburg on the 90th year of life. About it on Monday, August 13, the press service of committee on the culture of the Administration of Saint Petersburg reports. Korkhin was born in Kiev in 1929. He was a participant of the Great Patriotic War upon termination of which I have got an education at orchestral faculty of the Kiev conservatory. In 1954 the musician has moved to Leningrad where he conducted orchestra of local philharmonic hall. Besides, he participated in record of music to many domestic movies, including such pictures as "White Sun of the Desert" and "Zhenya, Zhenechka and "katyusha"". In the 1967th Korkhin became the musical director of the Leningrad, and then St. Petersburg ballet on ice which is considered the only ballet in the world on ice with the classical repertoire. Since 1999 he was also the associate professor of musical art of a platform at the St. Petersburg state institute of culture. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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