Died artist Yevgeny Vakhtangov

academician of the Russian Academy of arts Yevgeny Vakhtangov, grandson of the founder of the Vakhtangov theatre, has died at the age of 75. On Tuesday, June 19, according to website theatre.

the Cause of death was not disclosed. The time and place of funeral will be announced later.

“regret to inform. Gone from the life of Evgeny Vakhtangov — a painter, teacher, member of the Union of artists of the USSR, academician of the Russian Academy of arts, the grandson of the founder of our theatre, Yevgeny Vakhtangov theatre he staged. Vakhtangov I Express my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Evgeny Sergeevich”, — stated in the Declaration.