|Boris Hlopovsky (1938 – 1988)
Boris Hlopovsky. He was born on April 5, 1938 in Moscow, died in 1988 from heart disease. In 1950. engaged in a seven-string guitar led FG Ignashina, Grushetsky (student MF Ivanov), then at the music school, the teacher in the classroom Grandma E. Grachyova. After serving in the Army in 1960. Boris Hlopovsky entered the College. Gnesinyh in class seven-string guitar (LA Menri), and in 1966 he graduated from the school as a 6-string guitar (teacher AV Kabanikhin - Boris Hlopovsky was one of the first students of this outstanding educator, after opening them in 1961 class, the six-string guitar).
For some time, Hlopovsky taught at the College. Gnesinyh (up to 1971), worked in the orchestra of guitar players in the Radio Committee, and from 1971 to the end of life - in Moskontsert. Boris partners Hlopovskogo duet on the game were guitarist Alexander Matyaev, balalaika Valery Mine (winner of the international competition) and wife - Tatiana G. Hlopovskaya. In addition, Boris Hlopovsky worked as a guitarist in the theater "Romen" and the Moscow Institute of Culture.
In 1972 he took part in the I-th All-Russian competition of folk music in Moscow and won the Grade II - the first among guitarists as bonuses were common to all instrumentalists.