Rare photos in memory of the singer: his childhood, adolescence and youth of Joseph KobzonPictolic
A year ago, 30 Aug 2018 in the Metropolitan hospital, died Iosif Kobzon. The contractor, who retired at the age of 80 years old, suffered from cancer. They buried him September 2, beside his mother on Vostryakovskiy cemetery in Moscow. In memory of the legendary singer we offer you to look at the rare archival photos, forever depicting the young Joseph.
Joseph Kobzon was born 11 September 1937, into a Jewish family of David Kunavich Kobzon and the ides of Isaevna the shoykhet-Kobzon in the town of chasov Yar, Donetsk region.
Little Joseph in 3 years.
Before the war the family moved to Lviv. From there my father went to the front as a political leader, and mother of three children, grandmother and brother with a disability went to the evacuation in Uzbekistan. The ultimate destination was the city of Yangiyul, near Tashkent.
In 1943 father was severely wounded and discharged after treatment. However, relatives did not return. Met another woman, he married her and remained in Moscow.
Joseph Kobzon with his mother and brothers
In 1944, the family returned to Ukraine in Kramatorsk. There Joseph went to the first class of high school № 6. In 1946 mother re-married a former war veteran Moses M. Rappoport. So Joseph had two half-brothers (except they had two more siblings) and sister.
Young Iosif Kobzon c mom u little sister.
In 1956 he graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk mining College. His first public performances took place on the stage College, where he sang a duet with the future of the Ukrainian SSR champion in badminton B. Barshak.
His singing teacher after retirement from the army became L. Tereshchenko, Director of the choir of the Dnepropetrovsk Palace of students. He prepared it for entry to the Odessa Conservatory. To help the student, Tereshchenko made it to the shelter of the Dnepropetrovsk Institute of chemical technology wipe with alcohol gas masks, with a salary of 50 rubles. There's a singer and he worked until his departure to Moscow.
In 1958 Kobzon worked in the Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard in the program Mestechkina M. "Cuba — my love", where she performed the same song Pahmutowa.
In 1959-1962 a soloist of all-Union radio, in the years 1962-1965 — the soloist-vocalist of the state concert company, in the years 1965-1989 — the soloist-vocalist of Mosconcert.
In 1963 he graduated from the State musical-pedagogical Institute. Gnessin state musical College, vocal class. In 1975 the University of Marxism-Leninism of the CPSU MGK.
In Soviet times performed a lyrical and Patriotic songs. His solo career began with the 70-ies.
The first marriage of Joseph Kobzon lasted two years, the year with the singer Veronika Kruglova, who soon became pregnant by Kobzon, but gave birth to a dead child.
Second wife of the singer was the actress Lyudmila Gurchenko.
In 1971 Kobzon married for the third time Ninel Crisenoy, with whom he lived for the rest of your life. Nelli Kobzon was accompanied on the tour, was adopted in moskontsert on the position of his dresser and everywhere tried to create for the star spouse the comfort of home.
In 1974, in the family of his son Andrew, and three years later was born a daughter, Natasha.
Together Joseph and Nelly Kobzon has lived for 47 years, and besides the two children they have 10 grandchildren.