Sergei Georgievich Zakharov – singer, actor, soloist of the State Variety Orchestra, Honored and People’s Artist of Russia.
Sergei was born on May 1, 1950 in the Ukrainian city of Nikolaev. Despite the fact that his father was a soldier, the family seriously took a great interest in music. The family often moved, so Sergey graduated from the school in Kazakhstan. There, in the biography of Zakharov, there was an admission to the radio technical school.
While serving in the army, Sergey’s talent opened up to a large audience: at first he was a regular company singer. Later he joined the “Friendship” ensemble of the House of the Soviet Army. In 1971, in the biography of Sergei Zakharov, an early demobilization took place. He was sent to Moscow to continue his musical education. There, Sergei entered the Gnessin School at the Department of Musical Comedy. While studying at the school, Zakharov was already a soloist in the State Variety Orchestra
under the guidance of Utyosov.
In 1973, Sergei Zakharov in the biography became a soloist in the Music Hall of Leningrad. Then he moved to the music school of Rimsky-Korsakov in Leningrad. Touring along with the Music Hall, Zakharov quickly became popular. His bright appearance, a beautiful baritone, the manner of singing fell in love with listeners. In 1974, Zakharov won two prestigious awards in the music world: “Golden Orpheus”, “Sopot”. Zakharov’s repertoire gradually expanded, composers created works specifically for him. Then the biography of Sergei Zakharov was followed by a tour period not only around the country, but also far beyond its borders. The singer has won a few more prestigious international awards.
And in 1975 Zakharov made his debut in the cinema. He played one of the leading roles in the musical film “Heavenly Swallows”, in which Lyudmila Gurchenko, Andrei Mironov also played. The second film with Zakharov’s participation was released in 1979 – “Scenes from family life.” One of the unpleasant moments in the biography of Zakharov was his conviction for a fight in 1977.
In 1985, Zakharov began to work independently. The singer is the president of the foundation “Northern Star”, has his own recording studio. For all his biography, Sergei Zakharov was awarded a lot of awards, orders. In 1988 he received the title of Honored Artist of Russia, and in 1996 – People’s Artist.