Yuri Saulsky
Saulsky — author of ballets and musicals, he wrote music for films, animated films and theater productions. At the same time he is the author of numerous articles and tutorials for music venues. Name Saulsky nearly half a century, has been on the pop scene, radio and television. Since the mid-1960s with the name Saulsky associated with the formation of Russian professional jazz.

Yuri Saulsky — a native of Moscow, he was born October 23 in 1928 in the family true intellectuals. His mother sang in the choir Sveshnikov, and his father was not only a good lawyer, but also a fine musician, a pianist. In his youth, he played the piano, accordion and French horn.

After graduating in 1954 with honors from the Moscow State Conservatory named PI, Saulsky worked as a music director of the dance orchestra TSDKZH, and then the legendary pop band Eddie Rosner. At 34, Saulsky — a member of the Union of Soviet Composers, and the most famous and beloved jazz musician of the country.

He wrote music for theater and film, jazz pieces and arrangements, as well as songs, including such hits as " Black Cat "," Tatyana's Day "," Poplar fluff "," I'm waiting for spring "and others. During his prolific career Saulsky was the leader of many art groups.

People's Artist and Honored Artist of the RSFSR, winner of the Prize of the President of the Russian Federation — Saulsky awarded the Order "For Services to the FatherlandĀ» IV Degree and Friendship of Peoples.

Yuri died Saulsky 28 August in 2003 in the 75th year after a long and serious illness in his Moscow apartment. He is buried in Moscow on Vagankovsky cemetery.