Yuri Antonov (musician)

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Yuri Antonov
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Yuri Antonov in 2005
Background information
Birth name Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov
Born (1945-02-19) February 19, 1945 (age 70)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Occupation(s) Singer, composer

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).[1] He is also the Distinguished performer of arts of the Russian Federation (Russia) and the Distinguished artist of the Chechnya-Ingushetia ASSR (1983).

Biography[edit]

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.

Cinematography[edit]

He has composed music for the films Take Care of the Women! (1981), Before We Part (1984), Beauty Salon (1985) and Fools Die on Friday (1990).

Popular Songs[edit]

  • "Net tebya prekrasnei" ("Нет тебя прекрасней")
  • "More" (The Sea)
  • "Ne zabivai" (Mechta) ("Поверь в мечту")
  • "Beliy teplohod" ("Белый теплоход")
  • "Krisha doma tvoego" ("Крыша дома твоего")
  • "Ot Pechali Do Radosti" ("От Печали До Радости")
  • "Ya vspominayu" ("Я Вспоминаю")
  • "Zerkalo" ("Зеркало")
  • "Na visokom beregu" ("На Высоком Берегу")
  • "Ya Idu K Tebe Na Vstrechu" ("Я Иду Тебе Навстречу")
  • "Ne Govorite Mne Proshay" ("Не говорите мне прощай")
  • "Neset Menya Techenie" ("Несет Меня Течение")
  • "Y Berez And Sosen" ("У берёз и сосен")
  • "20 let spustya" ("Двадцать Лет Спустя")

Album collection[edit]

He has released 30 albums, including a 19-track CD in 1992 on Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, entitled Mirror.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography (Russian)

External links[edit]