Victor Tsoi's tragedy: how Pyotr Mamonov saw the legend's death
A great deal has been said about the death of the legendary musician who made a colossal contribution to Russian culture. After his death, various guesswork about his death, many versions were taken into account. But was it possible that the tragic outcome could have been "joked about"? predict?
Today we'll find out if the musician's words were an accident. Petra Mamonov in a famous TV programme of the late 80s or the singer might have known something about Viktor Tsoi's death after all.
"The star was lit and died": the tragic death of Viktor Tsoi
At the end of summer, Victor, being on holiday after a grand concert in Moscow's Luzhniki, was on holiday in Latvia. In two days. Before the musician's death, a preliminary version of the album was ready, which Victor's colleague Yuri Kasparyan took with him to St. Petersburg. Tsoi decided to devote the remaining days to himself, and went fishing in the early morning of 15 August.
Around noon, Tsoi's dark blue Moskvich was driving on the Sloka-Talsi motorway, near the city of Riga. At the same time, an Ikarus-250 bus was travelling on the same road, which was hit by an accident. collision of the USSR rock hero's car. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the Moskvich couldn't to stay alive in such an accident; an ambulance arriving a little later declared death from the injuries sustained.
A long investigation into the strange death of the great musician has come to the conclusion: Viktor Tsoi failed because he fell asleep at the wheel. But neither Victor's relatives nor fans believe in this version.
Since Tsoi's death, there have been many nominations guesswork about the cause of the accident. The star's parents claimed that their son couldn't asleep at the wheel, as it was only the middle of the day; the musician's mother thought it was because he had distracted from the road, and my father believed that the tragedy was caused by inexperience of my son's driving skills.
There are more five There are many versions of why Viktor Tsoy's car collided with a huge bus that day, but it is clear one: the musician's death shocked everyone, including colleagues rock stars.
Pyotr Mamonov predicts fateful events in TV broadcasting
Victor's stage mate Pyotr Mamonovwho in the 80s was the leader of the then popular rock band "Sounds of Moo", a year before the tragedy appeared on a TV programme. "Musical Ring.". The singer, answering a question about the confrontation between the lyrics of his band's lyrics and those of Kino, said a phrase that is now attributed to the fatal: "There's romance in getting hit by a bus, too."
It is difficult to judge how prophetic Mamonov's words about Tsoi's fate turned out to be. Some people see in Pyotr's words a prophecy of the rock legend's tragic fate, while others think that it is just an ordinary one coincidence. But in the case of the leader of the band Sounds of Moo, such accidents may have been at all not a trifle.
"Not of this world" - Mamonov's extraordinary personality.
The life of rock singer Pyotr Mamonov had a lot of coincidences and life sometimes hung in the balance by a thread.
It all began in his youth when, at the age of twenty-five, the musician was hospitalised to hospital with a ruptured lung - Pyotr was injured in a street fight. The rocker spent just over a month comatosefrom which he struggled to get out. Doctors literally pulled the musician out of that world. The only thing that later reminded Mamonov of that incident in his life was a large scarthat the musician in the film "Needle.".
Many years after those terrible moments, the artiste is back on the operating table: in 2019, Mamonov survived two surgeries at heart.
Pyotr Mamonov was not only a talented man, but also a wonderful friend. His childhood friend - Alexander Lipnitsky - died four months into his life before his comrade. Mamonov recalled how they organised their first "flat parties" together, and though they chose different paths in life, they remained faithful friends all the way. Lipnitsky valued their friendship: at his dacha he was able to set up a recording studio where his acquaintances often spent time.
Another coincidence is that Peter grew up in the same neighbourhood where the Soviet film legend once lived Vladimir Vysotsky.
After the colourful life of a rock star, in which there was room for overwork and noisy parties, Pyotr Mamonov settled down. The restructuring in the singer's inner world is reflected in his role in the film by Pavel Lungin "The Island."which was released in 2006. The film's protagonist, played by Mamonov, undergoes redemption by turning to faith; after this role, the audience associated Peter with his hero.
A great deal of time after the film's premiere happened. scary for all "Island" fans: at the filming location, in Karelia, the very same monasterythat audiences have seen in the cinema. A month after this accident, the life of Pyotr Mamonov was cut short. burnt from coronavirus disease in the summer of 2021.