In Moscow buried Joseph Kobzon
The funeral ceremony, singer and Duma Deputy Joseph Kobzon ended in Moscow, news agencies report.
The artist is buried in the Jewish part of the Vostryakovskoye cemetery, near his mother.
The ceremony was held according to Jewish traditions. Andrei Kobzon, the son of the actor, read a memorial prayer Kaddish. After that Joseph Kobzon was buried under sounds of the anthem of Russia and volleys of honor. In conclusion, the orchestra performed “a Song about far homeland” from the movie “Seventeen moments of spring”.
A farewell ceremony was held in the Moscow Concert hall named after Tchaikovsky. According to TASS, the ceremony was attended by about 6 thousand people. Among them the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, state Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and others.
Recall that Joseph Kobzon died 30 August on 81-m to year of life after long illness.