Nikolai Slichenko

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Nikolai Slichenko
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Nikolai Alekseyevich Slichenko

(1934-12-27)27 December 1934
Died2 July 2021(2021-07-02) (aged 86)
Cause of deathProblems caused by respiratory failure
OccupationActor, singer, theatre director
Years active1951–2021
TitlePeople's Artist of the USSR (1981)

Nikolai Alekseyevich Slichenko (Russian: Никола́й Алексе́евич Сличе́нко; 27 December 1934 — 2 July 2021) was a Soviet and Russian singer[1] and actor. He was the chief director of the Romen Theatre in Moscow. He was the only Romani person to be honored with the People's Artist of the USSR (1981).[2][3]

In May 2021, Slichenko was hospitalized in Moscow for respiratory failure.[4] He died on 2 July 2021 in Moscow, aged 86.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Music in the USSR. VAAP-INFORM. 1987. p. 22.
  2. "Article".
  3. "Николай Сличенко в Российском гуманитарном энциклопедическом словаре". Archived from the original on 2012-07-20.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Умер народный артист СССР и худрук театра "Ромэн" Николай Сличенко (in Russian)