Dmitri Hvorostovsky asked to be buried in two places

Singer and State Duma Deputy Iosif Kobzon said that the last wish of an Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the demise of which was announced on Wednesday, November 22.


photo: Lily Sharlovskoe

In his will Hvorostovsky asked to cremate his body and the ashes buried in two places: in Moscow and in his native town of Krasnoyarsk.

“What was, this left the heroic will to cremate him and bury part of it in Moscow, and the second part — in Krasnoyarsk. Wait, now his wife will make the final decision”, – quotes TASS Kobzon.

See photo essay on the topic:

Dramatic baritone: the life and death of singer Dmitry Hvorostovsky

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In 2015, Hvorostovsky was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He underwent several courses of chemotherapy, after which he returned to the stage. However, in 2016, his condition deteriorated.

The actor passed away while in the UK. He was 55 years old.

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