People's Artist of Russia and the Ukrainian SSR Valery Ivchenko has died – Kommersant

People's Artist of Russia and the Ukrainian SSR Valery Ivchenko has died – Kommersant


People's Artist of Russia and the Ukrainian SSR Valery Ivchenko died at the age of 84, reported press service Bolshoi Drama Theater named after. G. A. Tovstonogova (BDT). The artist has served in the BDT since 1983.

“We will remember Valery Mikhailovich not only as an outstanding, versatile artist, but also as a man of rare spiritual qualities, full of inner strength and nobility. BDT expresses condolences to family, friends and everyone who loved Valery Ivchenko. May his memory be blessed!” - the theater said in a statement.

Valery Ivchenko was born in 1939 in the Ukrainian city of Kupyansk. In 1961, Mr. Ivchenko graduated from the studio at the Kharkov Drama Theater. T. Shevchenko, in 1978 - directing department of the Kyiv State Institute of Theater Arts. I. K. Karpenko-Kary. From 1960 to 1983, he served at various times at the Kharkov Drama Theater. T. Shevchenko, Nikolaev Art Drama Theater named after. Chkalov and the Kiev Drama Theater named after. Ivan Franko. In 1980 he was awarded the title of People's Artist of the Ukrainian SSR, in 1994 - of Russia. In 1980 he received the USSR State Prize. In 2015, he was awarded the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation.

Erdni Kagaltynov



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