The famous opera singer Elena Obraztsova died in Germany. She was 75 years old. The cause of death is not yet known.
Elena Obraztsova made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in the opera Mussorgsky's "Boris Godunov" in 1963. During the first year of work performed eight parties, including Amneris in "Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi.
Singer actively involved in charity and in December 2011, established the Foundation for the support of musical art - The Elena Obraztsova, whose main objectives are educational projects, as well as the establishment of the International Academy of Music, the project "One hundred music schools of Russia", the search for and promotion of talented young people, to veterans opera.
Obraztsova - winner of many awards in the world of music in 1981, it was named after a small planet in 4623.