Died Opera singer Zurab Sotkilava

The last years he struggled with severe disease

Director General of Bolshoi theatre Vladimir urin told reporters sad news — today, September 18, in Moscow has died the national actor of the USSR, Georgian and Russian Opera singer Zurab Sotkilava, reports tass.ru. March 12 this year, he noted 80-summer anniversary. Date and place of burial and conduct the funeral is not yet known.

According to the Urine, the contractor was a serious illness which he fought until the end of his days. Recall that in 2015 Sotkilava was diagnosed with cancer — a malignant tumor was discovered in his pancreas. Then the actor underwent treatment in Russia and Germany, then returned to work.