|Born||Aleksandr Nikolaevich Vyguzov
November 16, 1958
Sverdlovsk, Soviet Union
Sample of "Nado zhit" by Alexander Malinin (2000)
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Aleksandr Nikolaevich Malinin, in Russian Александр Малинин (born Aleksandr Nikolaevich Vyguzov, Александр Николаевич Выгузов; November 16, 1958) is a Russian singer who was named a People's Artist of Russia in 1997.
Malinin was born in Yekaterinburg (then Sverdlovsk) as Aleksandr Nikolaevich Vyguzov. He studied music in his hometown, then in 1981 he was selected to be part of the music ensemble Poyut Gitary (Поют гитары). He moved to Moscow to further his studies and was a member of two other enslembles, the Golubye Gitary and Gruppa Stas Namina.
At the end of the 1980s, he toured the United States and made a duet with David Pomeranz, becoming the first Soviet singer to collaborate with an American musician since the breakout of the Cold War.
Between 1990 and 1996, he gave several sold-out concerts named Балы с Александром Малининым (Dances with Aleksandr Malinin), breaking attendance records. The series of concerts were also broadcast on television. In 1994, he received the World Music Award as the best selling Russian artist. In 1999, Malinin received a star at Star Square in Moscow.
- "Berega" ("Берега")
- "Belyj Kon" ("Белый конь")
- "Naprasnie slova" ("Напрасные слова")
- "Molba" ("Мольба")
- "Zabava" ("Забава")
- "I Lyubov' i razluka" ("Любовь и разлука")
- "Dai bog" ("Дай, Бог")
- "Nado zhit" ("Надо жить")
- "Ty Takaya Krasivaya" ("Ты такая красивая")
|World Music Awards|
|Best-Selling Russian Artist
- Александр Николаевич Малинин - биография [Aleksandr Nikolaevich Malinin - biography]. taina.ru. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
- "David Pomeranz Biography". Archived from the original on 29 July 2009. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
- Malnyin biography in Russian
- Billboard 1994. Retrieved 2011-07-03.