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).