Soviet and Ukrainian poet, screenwriter and actor Arkady Gartsman passed away at the age of 75. This was announced by his daughter Victoria Aronova on her page on the social network Facebook (the social network is recognized as extremist in Russia and banned).
“I had the best dad in the world. And for me – the best person in the world. He still exists, but in a different place – with the Lord in heaven,” Aronova wrote. She did not specify the cause of Gartsman’s death. reports TASS on Friday, June 24th.
Arkady Gartsman was born on June 1, 1947 in Kyiv. He is known as a songwriter, in particular, for the cartoon by David Cherkassky “Treasure Island”. Songs based on Gartsman’s verses are performed by Sofia Rotaru, Alla Pugacheva and Maxim Galkin.
Together with Robert Vickers, in 1990 he founded the humorous newspaper “Blin” in Kyiv. Arkady Gartsman played the roles of quartermaster Vorobyov in “Liquidation” and the writer Babel in the TV series “Cliffs”. He is also known to the general public from the serial film “The Return of Mukhtar”.
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