Russian singer Lyudmila Zykina dies at age 80
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
In 1947 Zykina joined the famous Pyatnitsky Choir. Her popularity increased when she started a solo career—the song Flows the river Volga remains an immense hit up to the present time.
As Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said, "Lyudmila Zykina was a personification of Russia."
The funeral will take place on July 4 at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow.
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