Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to the collective of State chamber orchestra of jazz music where he condoled on the loss of its director Oleg Lundstrem.
The Kremlin press-cutting service informed about that.
"The Russian culture suffered a great loss. The gifted musician and composer died. His creative work is an epoch in jazz history and in all musical history. The orchestra created and led by Oleg Lundstrem during many long years of profitable work became a school of workmanship for many performers".
"The memory of Oleg Lundstrem will remain in hearts of near relations and close friends, many admirers of his brilliant talent forever".
The eminent jazz musician Oleg Lundstrem died on Friday night in age of ninety on his summer residence situated near Moscow.