Murat Nasyrov

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Murat Nasyrov
Born (1969-12-13)13 December 1969
Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Origin Kazakhstani Uyghur
Died 19 January 2007(2007-01-19) (aged 37)
Moscow, Russia
Genres Pop, Latin pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 1991–2007
Labels Soyuz
Website www.nasyrov.ru

Murat Ismailovich Nasyrov (Russian: Мурат Исмаилович Насыров; Uyghur: مۇرات ناسىروۋ‎, ULY: Murat Nasirow) (13 December 1969, Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union – 19 January 2007, Moscow, Russia) was a Russian pop singer of Uyghur ethnicity.

He committed suicide by jumping from a balcony.[1] The postmortem examination of his body did not reveal any traces of alcohol or drugs.[2]

Nasyrov's supposed suicide has been disputed. Recent reports in the Russian press have implied that he may have been the victim of foul play, as family members and friends insist that Nasyrov was not depressed and had never considered suicide before. Some suspect that he was given an LSD tablet in a glass of wine at a club, and after drinking it, he experienced hallucinations and leapt off his balcony.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography for Murat Nasyrov". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 23 May 2009. 
  2. ^ http://www.shoowbiz.ru/news/11012.html
  3. ^ Biography of Murat Nasyrov. London Uyghur Ensemble. Accessed March 7th, 2012.

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