USSR People's Artist Vladimir Andreev passes away
People's Artist of the USSR Vladimir Andreev passed away today, the farewell will presumably take place on Wednesday, the rector of GITIS, Grigory Zaslavsky said.
He clarified that the artist’s wife Natalya Selezneva informed about his death.
"We celebrated the 90th birthday of Vladimir Andreev, he didn’t feel well, he had coronary heart disease. But we hoped that everything would be fine and soon he would meet with the students whom we had just recruited at GITIS," TASS quotes Zaslavsky as saying.