Viktor Tsoi

Post-punk, Composer

1962 – 1990

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Who was Viktor Tsoi?

Viktor Robertovich Tsoi was a Soviet musician, songwriter, and leader of the band Kino.

He is regarded as one of the pioneers of Russian rock and has many devoted fans across the countries of the former Soviet Union even today. Few musicians in the history of Russian music have been more popular or have had more impact on their genre than Viktor Tsoi and his rock band Kino. Aside from that, Tsoi contributed a plethora of musical and artistic works, including ten albums. Viktor Tsoi died in a car accident on August 15, 1990, aged 28.

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Born
Jun 21, 1962
Saint Petersburg
Also known as
  • 빅토르 로베르토비치 최
  • Виктор Цой
  • Viktor Robertovich Tsoi
  • Victor Tsoi
  • Viktor Tsoy
  • Victor Tsoy
  • Tsoy, Viktor
  • V. Tsoj
  • V. Tsoy
  • The Last Hero
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Soviet people
  • Koryo-saram
Nationality
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Lived in
  • Saint Petersburg
Died
Aug 15, 1990
Tukums

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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