People’s Artist of the RSFSR Renat Ibragimov dies at the age of 74

Renat Ibragimov

Singer Renat Ibragimov

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Singer, composer and actor Renat Ibragimov passed away in Moscow. This was announced on Saturday, May 14, by the daughter of the artist.

“Yes, he died. It’s hard for me now,” said Ibragimov’s heiress. Her words reports RIA Novosti. The official cause of death is unknown, but according to media reports, the artist died due to cardiac arrest.

Renat Ibragimov was born in Lvov, Ukraine in 1947. His creative path began on the stage of the Tatar Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Musa Jalil. Ibragimov sang in five languages, his repertoire includes hundreds of folk, pop and opera compositions.

The artist performed the main roles in the operas “Carmen”, “The Queen of Spades” and “Eugene Onegin”. For many years he was the artistic director of the Song Theater in Moscow.

Ibragimov was also engaged in cinematography. He starred in a number of popular films. To a wide audience, the artist is known for his role in the film “Italian Contract” in 1993.

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