The Russian satirist and playwright Arkady Arcana died on the 82-year life in Moscow after heavy long illness, reports RIA “Novosti”. He was hospitalized in a Moscow hospital in serious condition on March 14.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his deepest condolences to the family and friends of the writer, the website of the Kremlin.
Farewell to Arkady Arkanov will be held March 25 at the Central House of Writers in Moscow. He will be buried at the cemetery in Lefortovo Vvedenskoye.
Arkady Arcana won fame for cabaret performances, which were broadcast on television. He also led the popular comedy show “Around the laughter” and “White Parrot”. Arcane – the author of dozens of works in verse and prose. His plays often staged in the theater. According to the news service of the “Russian World” in 2013, he celebrated the 80th anniversary.
Arkady Arcana – People’s Artist of the RSFSR, Commander of the Order of Merit, twice winner of the “Golden Calf” , winner of the magazine “Crocodile”. He was the author and co-creator of the “Club 12 chairs” in the “Literary Gazette,” the chairman of the jury conductive since 2004 the annual festival of humor and an open platform “Moscow – transit – Moscow”.