Hryhoriy Chapkis died. How did your life a famous dancer lived?

The news of the death of the choreographer on the 92th year of life shook colleagues and all supporters of his creativity. Recall the most interesting of Gregory Chapkis's biography ...


Dark mustache and always an ideal posture - it was so remembered by Ukrainians in the eyelashes of the TV channel "1 + 1" a well-known dancer and choreographer Grigory Chapkis. In 2006, he became a judge show "Dancing with the stars" and since then forever conquered the hearts of viewers with his charisma, sharpens and natural talent to be a star on the parquet.

The news of the death of the choreographer on the 92th year of life shook colleagues and all supporters of his creativity. Recall the most interesting of Gregory Chapkis's biography and tell how his way to star career:

Passion for dance from childhood and acquaintance with Stalin

Telling about my youth years, Gregory Chapkis often remembered that he began to dance from 10 years. Only later, at the age of 16, his full scenic career began when he was enrolled as an artist of the ballet in the State Ensemble of Songs and Dance of Ukraine. During its existence, this collective became famous for the whole world, and therefore constantly toured abroad. Thanks to this, young Gregory Chapkis will meet these figures as Mao Zedong, Fidel Castro and Salvador further. In a dancer biography, it is a fact of acquaintance with Joseph Stalin himself, which after the speech of the Kremlin personally handed Gregory Nikolayevich wrist watches. As then remembered to have Chapkis - they even had a joint photo, but she burned him.

Four marriages

Gregory Chapkis had 4 marriages. His first wife Lyudmila gave him a daughter of lily, and in 2006 a woman died. Subsequently, Gregory married a second time in Natalia, who gave birth to his son Greg. Her desire to move to the United States and did not arrange there to arranged Gregory, who wanted to live in Ukraine, so on the soil of troubles and misunderstandings of the spouse broke up. The third wife of the artist became the methodology of the Kyiv Aviation University named Alla. They say that when a woman retired, strife in their pairs became more frequent, so later the spouses divorced. There were no common children.

Most Love in 90

His fourth department of the 38-year-old beauty of the Mila Artist met on the 90th year of life. The difference in their age was over 50 years. Hiroographer securely protected from the press and avoided details of their private life. But it is known that in 2020 Chapkis acquired for them a new apartment and had a crazy feeling to his beloved. Mila was a muse and the main motivation of Gregory in recent years of life.

Children who walked around the footH. Father

Children Gregory, who were born of two first marriages, have confidently gone through the footsteps of his father. The senior son Greg Chapkis became a choreographer and today lives and works in America. For the first time, Ukrainians saw him in the Ethorus show "dancing with the stars" when he appeared behind the judicial table near his father. Daughter Maestro Lilia Chapkis founded his own ballet school in Italy and successfully engaged in acting. Grigory Chapkis Victoria is also actively engaged in choreography. On the day of death, her grandparents shared in a joint photo with him, leaving a touching post:"Legends do not die."

Star Path

Comments and speeches Gregory Chapkis on the show "Dancing with the stars" forever remembered Ukrainians who were observed with the enthusiasm as a dancing artist in his donated age. He constantly looked at the public, gave interviews and always kept in front of the cameras. On the day of his death, Vladimir Zelensky shared memories: "For me, Grigory Nikolayevich - forever! Like his words: "It is necessary to move to the last breath." I advise not to forget this phrase to all of us!"

Last Days of Life

Recently, Gregory Chapkis had health adversity. He was subjected to hospitalization several times and even transferred pneumonia. The fact that June 13, 2021, the choreographer departed for eternity, said his son, naming the reason for this tragedy:

"We are still shocked. Died, because it is old. 92 years old man, the body began to refuse. He kept well. He just was old, but this is a flour. "


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