President Serzh Sargsyan has sent a letter of condolence to composer Rodion Shchedrin, People’s Artist of the USSR, on the death of his wife, Maya Plisetskaya, President’s Press Office reports. The letter reads:
“It was with deep sorrow and great grief that I learned of the death of Maya Plisetskaya, an inimitable and wonderful ballerina of worldwide fame.
Her unique images will forever live in the memories of spectators from all generations. The pain of loss is immense, and we share your grief.
I extend my deepest sympathy to you, your relatives, and friends, and to millions of fans of Maya Plisetskaya’s talent.”