Soviet and Russian composer Gennady Gladkov, who died on October 16 at the age of 89, was buried on October 19 at the Vagankovskoye cemetery. The composer’s assistant and manager Malik Aminov said this in an interview with TASS.
“They buried,” said the agency’s interlocutor.
He clarified that the farewell to the composer and his funeral took place in a narrow circle.
On October 18, a concert in memory of Gladkov took place on the stage of the Mosconcert Hall.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, as well as Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Mark Varshaver, director Svetlana Druzhinina and others expressed condolences to the composer’s family and friends. Thus, Druzhinina, in an interview with TASS, called Gladkov’s death a great loss, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin noted the composer’s contribution to Russian culture, and Varshaver called Gladkov a great composer and an amazing person. In turn, People’s Artist of Russia Mikhail Boyarsky considered his collaboration with Gladkov to be the happiest moments in his creative biography.