Almaty, April 29 – RIA Novosti. Farewell to a famous musician, lead singer of the first “A’Studio” Batyrkhan Shukenov on 1 May in the building of the Kazakh State Philharmonic. Zhambyl in Almaty, according to city Department of Culture.
The musician died in Moscow on 53-year life on the night of April 29, presumably of a heart attack.
“The Akimat (Mayor’s Office ) Almaty expresses deep condolences to the families and friends Batyrkhan Shukenov – outstanding singer, composer, Honored Worker of Culture of Kazakhstan, Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Children’s Fund in connection with his untimely death “, – the report says.
” It is heavy grief for everyone, he was a talented singer and songwriter, lead singer and co-founder of the first of the legendary group “A’Studio.” Batyrkhan will forever remain in the memory of each of us and will be the pride of our city, “- said in a statement.
Batyrkhan Shukenov was born in Kazakhstan in 1962, he graduated from the Conservatory in Alma-Ata. He began his career at the singer saxophonist Rosa Rymbaeva, and in 1988 organized a group of “A’Studio.” In 2000 he left the band Shukenov and resumed his solo career.