Zinoviy
Izrailevich Shercher

Russia • born in 1947

B. in the city of Birobidzhan. In Kursk the sh family moved in 1952. Since childhood, S. was fond of painting and music. He studied simultaneously at the secondary school № 25, in music and in art school. Then he graduated from art-graphic faculty of the Kursk state pedagogical Institute (in 1970) and the music school (1974). In 1969 he received from the hands of the composer Alexandra Pakhmutova and N. Dobronravova the diploma of the winner (first prize) music festival songs. A year later - the same diploma 2nd festival he was awarded the Jan Frenkel and I. shaferan. Shortly after graduation, sh moved to Moscow where he was invited to work in the vocal-instrumental ensemble "Russians". In this ensemble he soon became a soloist and leader of the vocal group. Then the years of professional activity in the State. pop orchestra led by Polad bul-bul Oglu, working with artists such as L. Valley, E. Leonov, V. Tolkunova, A. Maslyukov, S. Kramarov and others, in concert programs, "masters of the stage, film, television", music guide, VIA the "red flowers". During these years, sh proved himself as a songwriter. Many of the songs are of steel populyarnymi in the Soviet years. And one of them - "Tuman-tumanishche" became a hit. It is popular this song is and creative alias sh - Mist.

In 1980, sh went to America. Upon arrival in the United States sh continues studies (1981 - 1982) in the prestigious Institute of Fine Art in new York, working in the night club "Metropol". In new York in 1986, he released his first album, songs Dreams (Dreams) on their own poems and the poetry of T. Lebedinsky. The title song of this album was the song "Horses", devoted to V. S. Vysotsky. In 1997 sh family moved to Los Angeles. Here he continued his work with new art galleries and on new songs. There are new albums songs S.: "String" based on the poems of S. Feiginova (1995) and "broken string" on their own poems (1997). His concerts have been held successfully in Chicago, San Francisco, new York, San Diego, Seattle and in Canada. In 1997 sh invite to the exhibition and concerts in Moscow. Gallery "ASTI", and then the Central House of artists organize exhibitions of his works. His paintings can also be seen in the Russian Culture Fund, the donor which he is. Just from 1980 sh. held more than 20 personal art exhibitions in USA, Russia (4 exhibitions in Moscow), Germany and other countries. His paintings are kept in many world museums and private collections. In addition to work in the field of easel painting, he is the author of the mural "we are the future" (200 m2, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1991), the eight stained glass Windows for the synagogue "Habbit" (Hollywood, CA, USA, 1991), etc.

During visits to Russia by the largest Newspapers in Russia printed articles, interviews, art essays. Radio and TV on the leading channels "Kultura", ORT and NTV invite him to the popular program. In 1999 in Moscow was filmed a documentary about sh, created by well-known Russian television Director, laureate of the State. Premiums Galina Samoilova (TV channel "Culture").

American company Eva Foucher Fine Art holds concerts with exhibitions., designed for a broad, mostly American, audience in various theaters of America and Canada. So, in 2003 his concerts were held in the theater "Maidenbower" in Seattle (United States), "Massey theatre", Vancouver (Canada) at the Best Western in cannon beach, Oregon (USA), etc. prestigious gallery Wine Art, has released a facsimile of a bottle of expensive collector wines of Spain and France Zinovy Shersher with copies of his paintings on the labels.

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