This song occupies the third position in the list of "100 best Russian rock songs in the twentieth century"
Andrew Volkhonsky the author of many poems, songs, prose, plays, fables. The most famous of his work — the poem "Paradise," which became a popular song. The music was written by Vladimir Vavilov, who gave his melody in the work of the XIV century lutenist Francesco Canova da Milano. The first performer of the song was Alexei Khvostenko. Then Boris Grebenshchikov included it in the repertoire of the group "Aquarium". After "Under the blue sky there is a city Golden" Sergei Solovyov used in the film "AssA", the song became "popular".
Anri Volokhonsky by training a biochemist. In the 50s he started to write, but it was not published in the USSR, so he emigrated to Israel and then Germany. He sconces quietly in his sleep at the age of 81 years.Sergei Solovyov, Boris Grebenshchikov , died, Henri Volkhonsky