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Zapashnyy will be buried next to the great magician and legendary clown

August 28 2007
05:22

On Thursday, August 30, from 10:00 to 12:00 in the premises of the Great Moscow Circus on Vernadsky Prospekt will be parting with a famous trainer Walter Zapashny, who died on Monday at a 80-year life. This was stated by the sons of the artist - well-known trainers and Edgar Askold.

"Dad over the past five years experienced a two-stroke and two heart attacks, but recovered and kept a stiff upper lip and always traveled with us on tour. Just two weeks ago, we came back from Saratov, where he performed. And now the pope was not "- said Edgar Zapashnyy.

Relatives of a great artist wants to bury him in the Novodevichy cemetery. "Would that my father was buried at Novodevichy Cemetery near Nikulin and Keogh - the great circus artists, what we believe and father," - said Edgar.

Walter Zapashnyy was born April 2, 1928 in the famous circus dynasty, which dates back to 1882. Together with his brothers Mstislav and Igor, he created the famed circus group "Brothers Zapashnye, numbers which have acquired worldwide fame, and many tricks were included in the" Guinness Book of Records. "

In his solo career, Walter Zapashnyy the first time in the history of the circus was able to gather in one attraction just 38 predators, and also the first of trainers able to ride the lion. About this RIA Novosti.

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