Muslum Magomayev’s Demise Lessens Air and Light: Oleg Gazmanov
Russia, Moscow, 28 October / Trend corr. R.Agayev/ For me personally, the death of Muslim Magomayev is a huge loss, as well as for millions of people. His demise lessened air and light, People's Artist of Russia Oleg Gazmanov said to Trend in Moscow on 28 October after the farewell ceremony.
The farewell ceremony to the outstanding singer, the USSR people's artist Muslum Magomayev took place in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow on 28 October. Magomayev, 67, died from a hard disease in the early morning of 25 October.
Oleg Gazmanov added
that he was lucky in recent years to approach to Muslum Magomayev, because the
latter paid attention to him. "I was honoured and very happy that he drew
attention to me, not only because he was a great artist, but because of his
unique human qualities," said Gazmanov.
According to Gazmanov, greatness and simplicity of Muslum Magomayev are quite surprising. "Probably his tremendous emotions ultimately burned him, because such a load on the heart, the empathy to what is happening in the world around us is surprising," he said.
Gazmanov noted that all
the birthdays and anniversaries of Magomayev, at which all his friends met,
were simple and similar to the student parties until the very last moment.
Oleg Gazmanov said that he would flight to the capital city of Azerbaijan for the funeral of the great Magomayev. "I will flight to Baku. I have cancelled all my business because I can not do another way. I will send him to the last journey. It is very difficult to understand now what we have lost," singer said.