Sergei Zakharov

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Sergey Georgievich Zakharov (Russian: Серге́й Гео́ргиевич Заха́ров; May 1, 1950 – February 14, 2019) was a Russian singer. He was a rare lyrical baritone.[1] He was born in Mykolaiv in the Ukrainian SSR (then part of the Soviet Union. He worked at Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow.[2]

In 1974 he was the winner of music competitions Golden Orpheus and Sopot International Song Festival.[3] In 1996, he was awarded the People's Artist of Russia.[4]

Zakharov died on February 14, 2019 at the age of 68 in a hospital in Moscow from heart failure.[3]

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  1. Biography in Russian
  2. Официальный сайт Виктора Мальцева Archived 2013-01-10 at
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Умер известный певец Сергей Захаров". Archived from the original on 2019-02-15. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
  4. Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 9 марта 1996 года № 366 Archived 2012-01-05 at the Wayback Machine