Died legendary actress Galina Konovalova
Vesica actress of the Moscow Vakhtangov theatre Galina Konovalova died at the 99th year of life. She died at home after a lengthy illness.
Farewell to the actress will be held at the Vakhtangov theater on Wednesday, September 24. According to the statement of the chief cultural institutions Cyril KROK, most likely, it will be buried at the Vagankovskoye cemetery, where her husband, artist Vladimir Oseni, RIA Novosti reported.
Galina L. Konovalov was born August 1, 1916, in the Vakhtangov theatre came in 1938. In 1938, after graduation, Konovalov was accepted into the troupe of the Theatre Vakhtangov, which worked until the last days of life. Together with the theatre during the war, on 22 October 1941 went evacuated to Omsk, where he continued the work of the theatre on the stage of the Omsk drama theatre. Together with the theatre in early June 1945, the actress returned to Moscow.
On account of its fifty roles, she has also written books and appeared on radio. In 1996 Konovalov received the title of honored artist of Russia. She also has an award theatrical award "the crystal Turandot" in the nomination "For honour and dignity" for many years of service to the theatre. In 2012, the actress received among other things theatrical merit "Star theatre" in the category "Best female role" with the image of an elderly pianist of the story Bunin (the play "Marina", the Vakhtangov Theatre).
Until the last days of the life of Galina L. Konovalov among other things was the managing company of the Vakhtangov theatre for several years was engaged in the author's column in the magazine "Theatre". She is the author of the book "It's been recently, it's been a long time...".