People’s artist of Russia Zurab Sotkilava died in return of 80 years, reports TASS.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
According to the Director of Bolshoi theatre Vladimir Urin, “died Zurab Lavrentievich Sotkilava, a great actor of the Bolshoi theatre. He had a severe illness, which he fought to the end.”
Date and time of the funeral Sotkilava will be known later.
Recall that in 2015 it became known that Sotkilava pancreatic cancer. The singer was treated in Germany, then was able to return to the stage.
In addition to Opera, Sotkilava became known as football: 50 years of the national team of Georgia, he won the USSR championship.
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Two passions Zurab Sotkilava: football and Opera