75 Birth Anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky

He said that Vysotsky was not only a singer and poet, but also an actor whose career had an immense and enduring effect on Russian culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style. “He was also a prominent stage and screen actor. Though his work was largely ignored by the official Soviet cultural establishment, the present Russian generation recognises the value of this great singer”, said Prof. Ben Roy. Merited Artiste of Russia, People’s artiste of the Komi Republic and Laureate of the All Russia and International Concerts Olga Sosnovskaya presented famous Russian songs including Opera songs. Along with Olga Sosnovskaya Mr.Vladimir Yurkovsky, another famous singer from Komi Republic presented songs of Vysotsky. More than 20 songs were presented before the elite audience gathered at the Russian Cultural centre.