Ukraine mourns national pianist, 100

The venerable Ariadna (Rada) Ostapivna Lysenko  has died at the age of 100 and six months. She was a distinguished performer and professor in Kyiv.

Her grandson Mykola Lysenko writes: Today, at the age of 100, Rada Ostapivna Lysenko, an outstanding pianist, professor of NMAU, Honored Artist of Ukraine, granddaughter of the founder of Ukrainian classical music Mykola Lysenko, beloved great-grandmother of our children, passed away. With her, we lost an entire artistic era, the elder of the Lysenko family. Burial is planned at the Baykovo cemetery.


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