Russian composer Georgy Firtich died in St. Petersburg,
Russia on January 27, 2016. He was 77. Born October 20, 1938 in Pskov, Russa, U.S.S.R., he was a Soviet and Russian composer,
jazz pianist, and professor at Herzen University. Firstich received an honored Art
Worker of the Russian Federation. He composed the score for the Euro-western "Armed and Dangerous" (1977).
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.