Hvorostovsky, 55 today, receives greetings from Putin

October 16, 2017 by norman lebrecht


The Russian president has posted birthday wishes on the Kremlin website to the celebrated baritone.

Putin writes: ‘Let me heartily congratulate you on your birthday and express my sincere admiration for your talent, strength of mind and firmness.’

Dmitri Hvorostovsky is receiving treatment for brain cancer.

Comments (3)

  1. Olassus says:

    Well said, Mr. President, and thank you for supporting good music.

  2. Ben says:

    Wishing him the very best of health.

  3. Olga says:

    Happy birthday, Dmitry! Wishing you to get well and to celebrate many happy returns of this day.

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