HomeNewsNews for April 2014One of the oldest Odessa Opera employees, Semen KOGAN, passed away

17 Apr

One of the oldest Odessa Opera employees, Semen KOGAN, passed away

The staff and the Odessa Opera management regret to inform you of Semen KOGAN’s passing away. He was one of the oldest Odessa Opera employees, Honoured Art Worker of Ukraine.

Mr. KOGAN was a violinist, expert in the Odessa Opera history, a member of Theatre Workers Union and National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, an author for numerous publications and books. He served to the musical theatre art for 60 years generously giving away his talent and knowledge to his spectators and colleagues.

We express sincere condolences to the family and friends on this untimely loss. Good memory of him will live in our hearts.

The public funeral service is to take place at 2A, Bolshaya Arnautskaya str. tomorrow on April 18 at 1:30 pm.