S.-PETERSBURG, 11 March – RIA Novosti. The author of music for many Russian and Soviet films, including “Midshipmen, Forward!” Viktor Lebedev died in St. Petersburg.
“On behalf of the deputies of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, I express my sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Viktor Mikhailovich Lebedev. A wonderful master has passed away, whose music is familiar to each of our compatriots. He is remembered by fans for his multifaceted talent, amazing efficiency, truly inexhaustible inspiration” said in the condolences of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Vyacheslav Makarov and the parliamentarians.
In the message distributed by the press service of the St. Petersburg ZakSa, it is noted that as professor and dean of the faculty of musical variety art at the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture, Viktor Lebedev has been passing the secrets of skill to young composers and performers for more than 60 years. His career was marked by state awards and honorary titles.
Among the creative heritage of Viktor Lebedev – music for 50 films, including the popular film “Midshipmen, forward!”, Operas, ballets, works for a symphony orchestra.