Teachers at the celebrated Gnessin School have lost a husband and a son in the Tupolev crash that wiped out the Alexandrov Ensemble, formerly the Red Army Ensemble.
Irina Gegele lost her son, Ivan, a horn player.
Another teacher is married to Vladimir Brodsky, a pianist who died.
The information has been sent to us by friends and family.
Eternal rest to their souls.
UPDATE: Also killed:
– Anton Gubankov, head of the cultural department at the Russian Ministry of Defence
– Dancer Ralina Gilmanova, 22
– Humanitarian physician Dr. Elizaveta Glinka, bearing relief aid to Latakia hospital
A full list of victims can be seen here.