On 9 November she was 88 years old
Today is the birthday of noted Soviet and Russian composer, author of more than 400 songs Alexandra Pakhmutova. The artist's 88th birthday. In honor of this event on the official website of the Kremlin published addressed to her a message from the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
"You — a talented composer, charismatic and very friendly person and I love know people of different ages and generations, which You generously give their songs that warm the heart and soul", — stated in the message. The head of state wished Alexander Nikolaevna of health and vigor, and gave kind words of her husband, the poet-songwriter Nikolai Dobronravov.
During the period of its creative activity Pakhmutova was repeatedly awarded with honorary titles, awards and prizes. She is a people's artist of the USSR, honorary citizen of Moscow, Volgograd, Lugansk, Bratsk, Magnitogorsk, Ust-Ilim, and an honorary Professor of Moscow state University.