Source: Joseph Kobzon hospitalized

Source: Joseph Kobzon hospitalized

MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. The first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture, singer Iosif Kobzon hospitalized, told TASS on Thursday, a source in the lower house of Parliament.

“He is hospitalized”, — said the interlocutor of the Agency, explaining that the 80-year-old singer is in critical condition.

In June, the media reported that the singer was hospitalized in one of Moscow oncological centers with complaints to deterioration of health.

Joseph Kobzon is a Soviet and Russian singer, Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation. Laureate of the State prize of the USSR (1984), Lenin Komsomol prize (1976), prize of the government of the Russian Federation (2011).