People’s Artist of the Russian Federation Igor Vernik named the cause of death of his father Emil Vernik. Earlier it was reported that 97-year-old People’s Artist of Russia Emil Vernik died on Saturday at the age of 96.
According to Igor Vernik, his father was “on his feet” until the last moment and 10 days ago he was driving and driving it around the suburban village for his own pleasure.
“Lately he felt bad, and today his heart stopped,” said Igor Vernik.
Emil Wernik was the chief director of the literary and dramatic broadcasting of the All-Union Radio. More than 200 radio shows were staged under his leadership. He also became the founder of a creative dynasty. Son Igor is an actor, and the second son Vadim is a theater expert, journalist, worked in the department of literature and art in “Moskovsky Komsomolets”, now works as deputy artistic director of the Moscow Art Theater named after A. P. Chekhov.
The editorial board of “MK” expresses sincere condolences to the family and friends of Emil Wernik.