Aleksandr Marshal

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Alexander Marshal
Александр Маршал
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Background information
Native name Александр Маршал
Birth name Aleksandr Vitalyevich Minkov (Александр Витальевич Миньков)
Born (1957-06-07) 7 June 1957 (age 61)
Korenovsk, Krasnodar Kray, USSR
Genres Rock, hard rock, Russian chanson, glam metal
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Bass guitar, fortepiano, guitar
Years active 1983–present
Labels Мистерия Рекордс, Союз-продакшн
Associated acts Araks, Tsvety, Zdravstvuy, pesnya, Gorky Park
Website alexander-marshal.ru

Aleksandr Vitalyevich Minkov (Russian: Александр Витальевич Миньков; born 7 June 1957 in Korenovsk, USSR[1]), better known by stage name Alexander Marshal[2](Russian: Александр Маршал), is a Russian singer, songwriter, and musician; Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2007).[3]

He is known for his solo career, and as well as member of several bands: Araks, Tsvety, Zdravstvuy, pesnya, Gorky Park. Was awarded with Golden Gramophone Award in 2001 and 2003, and is laureate of Russian musical awards like Chanson of the Year and Pesnya goda.[4]

His stage name, "Marshal", is in fact his nickname since school years, because, being very tall, he always stood first in ranks during roll call, both in sports and in military school.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • 1995 — From Shore to Shore
  • 1998 — Maybe
  • 2000 — Where I Was Not
  • 2000 — Highlander
  • 2001 — Special
  • 2001 — White Ash
  • 2002 — Best Songs
  • 2002 — Batya
  • 2003 — Father Arseny
  • 2005 — Cranes are Flying
  • 2006 — Or So
  • 2006 — Life on Loan (Live)
  • 2007 — Sailboat
  • 2008 — Where the Sun Sleeps with Vyacheslav Bykov
  • 2009 — Goodbye, Regiment
  • 2012 — Before Sunrise the Night Stars with Vyacheslav Bykov
  • 2012 — Wrap
  • 2016 — Shadow [5]

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