Artist of the People of the USSR, singer and music teacher Diana Ignatyevna Petrinenko died at the age of 88 on November 17 in Kiev.
On the departure of the artist said in his Facebook director, Sergei Proskurnya.
"Diana Petrinenko has just entered eternity … Mother of Taras … Diana … I love …" wrote Proskurnya.
Diana Petrinenko was born in 1930 in Belousovka, in the region of Cherkassy. In 1949-1955 she studied at the Kiev Conservatory in the vocal class, in 1958-1961 – there at the graduate school. In 1955-1958 – the soloist of the Dumka chapel, in 1962-1988 – the Kiev Philharmonic.
From the 61st year – a teacher, from the 81 – an assistant professor, from the 85th – teacher at the Kiev Conservatory.
The repertoire of the singer was Ukrainian and Russian folk songs, arias of Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Bellini and Donizetti, romances of Rachmaninoff, Grieg, Liszt.
The viewer is known for Sherstobitov's musical comedy, "Only You," the film adaptation of Dunaevsky's operetta "The White Acacia," and the musical tale "Lada of the Berendei Country." In both films, the vocals Petrinenko.
In 1965, Petrinenko was awarded the title of Honored Artist of the Ukrainian SSR, in the 70th – Artist of the People of the Ukrainian SSR, the title of Artist of the People of the USSR – in 1975.
The son is a pop singer, poet and composer Taras Petrinenko.