Yuri Antonov (musician)
Yuri Antonov in 2005
|Birth name||Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov|
February 19, 1945 |
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Антонов) (born February 19, 1945 in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union) is a Soviet and Russian composer, singer and musician, People's Artist of Russia (1997). He is also the Distinguished performer of arts of the Russian Federation (Russia) and the Distinguished artist of the Chechnya-Ingushetia ASSR (1983).
Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov was born into the family of an officer of the Soviet Army, Mikhail Vasilievich Antonov, who after World War II stayed to serve in the military administration of Berlin. Yuri's sister, Zhanna (Jane) was born there. His mother, Natalya Mikhailovna (Litovchenko), who was from Kremenchuk (Poltava Region), died in 2008 at age 85.
He has released 30 albums, including a 19-track CD in 1992 on Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, entitled Mirror.
- Biography (Russian)
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