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In loving memory of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, beloved operatic baritone, husband, father, son, and friend
In memory of
Beloved operatic baritone, husband, father, son, and friend Dmitri Hvorostovsky sadly passed away on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at age 55. After a two and a half year battle with brain cancer, he died peacefully, surrounded by his family at a hospice facility near their home in London, UK. He is survived by his wife, Florence Hvorostovsky, and their two children, Maxim (14) and Nina (10); his twin children, Alexandra and Daniel (21), from a previous marriage; and his parents, Alexander and Lyudmila. Having retired from the opera stage at the end of 2016 due to complications from the tumor, Dmitri made his final public appearance in a “Dmitri and Friends” concert at Austria’s Grafenegg Festival in June; in September, he was awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland of the IV degree, one of the highest non-military honours in his native Russia, for his great contribution to Russian art and culture. In lieu of flowers, the Hvorostovsky family have asked that donations be made to Cancer Research UK, to help continue the fight against cancer. Cancer Research UK supports research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. Please donate today and help to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Donating through this page is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with Cancer Research UK. If you are a UK taxpayer the value of your donation can increase by 25% under the Gift Aid scheme – at no additional cost to you. Please tick the Gift Aid box when you donate.
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