Yuri Antonov (musician)

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Yuri Antonov
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Yuri Antonov in 2005
Born Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov
(1945-02-19) 19 February 1945 (age 72)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Occupation Singer, composer
Years active 1969-present
Title People's Artist of Russia (1997)

Yuri Mikhailovich Antonov (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Антонов; born 19 February 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).


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. in 1997 Yuri Antonov get star on the Star Square in Moscow.


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]

Yuri Antonov Awarding the Order of Honour. May 6, 2010

Album collection[edit]

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


Preceded by
Valery Leontiev
Living Legend Award
Yuri Antonov
Succeeded by
Igor Moiseyev


  1. ^ Biography (Russian)

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