Georgy Firtich, Russian composer and pianist, Died at 77


Georgy Ivanovich Firtich/Георгий Иванович Фиртич was born on October 20, 1938, in Pskov and died on January 27, 2016.

He was a Soviet and Russian composer, jazz pianist, professor Herzen University.

Received honored Art Worker the Russian Federation.

Received his the from the School of Music by Rimsky-Korsakov (class composition) and Saint Petersburg Conservatory (1962, class of Yuri Balkashin and Boris Arapov).

He was still studying when he started performing as a pianist, in his school years with the performance of the classics and his own compositions, the school – as a jazz singer.

Then when he got to the undergraduate conservatory he began writing for film (in this area has worked for almost 40 years).

In 1962, Georgy Firtich joined the Union Composers of USSR.

As of 1994, led by ACM (Association for Contemporary Music), the Union of Composers of St. Petersburg.

Georgy Firtich passed away at 77yrs old.

He died January 27, 2016 in St. Petersburg.