Yuriy Shevchuk

Yuriy Shevchuk

About Yuriy Shevchuk

Yuriy Shevchuk

Yuriy Shevchuk

May 16, 1957

Place of Birth    :   Yagodnoe, Magadanskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR
Also Known As    :   Юрий Шевчук
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Yuri Shevchuk (Russian: Юрий Юлиа́нович Шевчу́к; born 16 May 1957) is a Soviet and Russian rock musician, songwriter, poet, actor, artist, producer and public figure. Founder, leader and the only permanent member of DDT band. Founder and leader of LLP "DDT Theatre". He is best known for his distinctive gravelly voice. His lyrics detail aspects of Russian life with a wry, humanistic sense of humor. He is also famous for opposing pop music culture (especially playback performances) for many years. He is often accredited with being the greatest songwriter in present-day Russia.