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Igor Krutoy
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Igor Yakovlevich Krutoy (Russian: Игорь Яковлевич Крутой), born on July 29, 1954, is a Russian music composer of Ukrainian descent, performer, producer and musical promoter. Krutoy was awarded the Lenin Komsomol Prize in 1989. Igor Krutoy, the most famous composer in Russian Federation.

Igor Krutoy was born on July 29, 1954, in Haivoron (Kirovograd oblast). His parents, mother Svetlana Krutaya and father Yakov (Jacov) Krutoy, is a simple working people.
When a child, he taught himself to play the accordion, and later played in the school band. Igor studied at the musical school, and after graduation he entered the Theory faculty at Kirovograd music college, that he graduated with distinction in 1974. He failed to enter the Kiev Conservatory and spent the following year giving accordion classes in Haivoron and Bandurovo village. Next year Igor entered Nikolaev State Pedagogical Institute at conductor (choral music) department. While studying there, he worked in restaurants, where he met singer Aleksander Serov, who later would become his friend and would be perform many of his songs. During that period Krutoy also worked as artistic director of Valentina Tolkunova band and gave performances accompanying famous Russian actor Yevgeny Leonov.


Igor Krutoy with mother Svetlana and sister Alla

Igor Krutoy at study time

In 1979, he was invited to Moscow Concert Orchestra "Panorama", where he worked together with such famous artists, as Leonid. In 1986 Igor Krutoy finally managed to enter the Saratov Conservatory, the composer department. In parallel, his friend, popular singer Aleksander Serov, was winning international competitions with Igor Krutoy songs "Inspiration" and "In Fate's Despite".

In 2012, Igor Krutoy became the chairman of Music1.ru and a shareholder of Net Element following a $2 million investment into the company. The joint venture culminated with the launch of www.Music1.ru, expected to become the online centerpiece of Krutoy’s music enterprise and the online music market leader in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.Igor Krutoy was born on July 29, 1954, in Haivoron (Kirovograd oblast). When a child, he taught himself to play the accordion, and later played in the school band. Igor studied at the musical school, and after graduation he entered the Theory faculty at Kirovograd music college, that he graduated with distinction in 1974. He failed to enter the Kiev Conservatory and spent the following year giving accordion classes in Haivoron and Bandurovo village. Next year Igor entered Nikolaev State Pedagogical Institute at conductor (choral music) department. While studying there, he worked in restaurants, where he met singer Aleksander Serov, who later would become his friend and would be perform many of his songs. During that period Krutoy also worked as artistic director of Valentina Tolkunova band and gave performances accompanying famous Russian actor Yevgeny Leonov.

In 1979, he was invited to Moscow Concert Orchestra "Panorama", where he worked together with such famous artists, as Leonid. In 1986 Igor Krutoy finally managed to enter the Saratov Conservatory, the composer department. In parallel, his friend, popular singer Aleksander Serov, was winning international competitions with Igor Krutoy songs "Inspiration" and "In Fate's Despite".

In 2012, Igor Krutoy became the chairman of Music1.ru and a shareholder of Net Element following a $2 million investment into the company. The joint venture culminated with the launch of www.Music1.ru, expected to become the online centerpiece of Krutoy’s music enterprise and the online music market leader in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.

Krutoy is head of ARS Records owns 25% of Muz-TV which plays Russian pop music videos. Since 2002, ARS also organizes the New Wave (competition) for young performers of popular music with Raimonds Pauls and Alla Pugacheva. As a management agency, ARS has signed artists such as Sopho Khalvashi.

Igor Krutoy cooperating with many Russian's and world's singers and celebrities such as: Alexander Serov, Irina Alegrova, Alla Pugachova, Igor Nikolaev, Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Lara Fabian and many others.


Russian singers from show of Igor Krutoy


Alexander Serov and Igor Krutoy
Igor Krutoy with Irina Alegrova and Igor Nikolaev Igor Nikolaev, Igor Krutoy and Phillip Kirkorov
Igor Krutoy and Irina Alegrova Igor Krutoy and Dmitry Khvorostovsky


Lara Fabian and Igor Krutoy
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Music from Igor Krutoy


celebrities show of Igor Krutoy for Jubilee 60'th (2014)


concerto of Igor Krutoy Jubilee 60'th in Kremlin Palace (2014)


Alexander Serov 'Madonna' (1987)


Alexander Serov 'Vdokhnovenie (Inspiration)' (1988)


Dmitry Khvorostovsky and Lara Fabian "Toi Et Moi" (2012)


Popular Songs
◊     "Ya lublu tebya do slez" (I Love You To Tears) by Aleksandr Serov
◊     "Madonna" by Aleksandr Serov
◊     "Ti menia lubish" (You Love Me) by Aleksandr Serov
◊     "Kak Mne Byt" (how can I be) by Aleksandr Serov
◊     "Lyubov pohozhaya na son" (The Love Like as Dream) by Alla Pugacheva
◊     "Svadebnie Cveti" (Flowers of Wedding) by Irina Allegrova
◊     "Nezakonchenniy Roman" (Unfinished Love Novel) by Irina Allegrova and Igor Krutoy
◊     "Palma de Mallorca" by Mikhail Shufutinsky
◊     "Sharmanka" (Barrel Organ) by Nikolay Baskov
◊     "Sokrovisha Chernogo Morya" (Black Sea's Treasures) by Valery Leontiev
◊     "Ya pozabil tvoe lico" (I Forgotten Your Face) by Valery Leontiev


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