Russia mourns ‘Paganini of the balalaika’

The virtuoso balalaika player Mikhail Rozhkov has died at the age of 99.

It was none other than Herbert von Karajan who gave him the Paganini title.

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  • John Borstlap says:

    My PA is the Paganini of the word processor.

  • barry guerrero says:

    “Oh Oksana, oh don’t cry for me, I come the Ural Mountains with a balalaika upon my knee”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bH0CAPzef8

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