Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the songwriter and actor Nikolai Dobronravov on his birthday. The text of the congratulatory telegram is posted on the site The Kremlin.
Today Dobronravov is 92 years old.
The head of the Russian Federation noted that the birthday man in his work “sings the eternal values of creation and true friendship, love for the Motherland, for life.”
According to the president, Dobronravov’s works are the country’s poetic chronicle and will always be relevant.
Putin wished the poet and his wife health, prosperity and good spirits.
Dobronravov, in collaboration with his wife, composer Alexandra Pakhmutova, wrote many songs that have become popular. Among them – “Belovezhskaya Pushcha”, “Hope”, “How Young We Were”, etc.
We will remind, on November 9 Putin congratulated Dobronravov’s wife, composer Alexandra Pakhmutova, on her 91st birthday. He called her an outstanding representative of Russian culture, a great worker and creator.
Also in November, the President sent a congratulatory telegram to Oleg Menshikov, People’s Artist of Russia and Artistic Director of the Moscow Drama Theater named after M.N. Ermolova.