|Born||20 January 1942|
Kapitanivka, Odesa Oblast, USSR
|Died||23 October 2002 (aged 60)|
|Genres||Pop, dance, folk, R&B|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, film producer, author|
Anatoliy Kyrylovych Yevdokymenko (Ukrainian: Анато́лій Кири́лович Євдоки́менко; 20 January 1942 – 23 October 2002) was a Ukrainian musician, director of Chervona Ruta. He is a People's Artist of Ukraine, husband of Sofia Rotaru (marriage: 22 September 1968).
Graduated from the Physics and Mathematics department of the Chernivtsi University.
He was producer and scenario writer for most of concert programmes and tours of Sofia Rotaru.
In 2003, the street where he lived in Chernivtsi was named after his name.
Yevdokymenko was born on 20 January 1942 in the village of Kapitanivka (now Lyman district of Odesa Oblast). He studied at the Chernivtsi secondary school of I-III degrees No. 3. In 1972, he graduated from the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of Chernivtsi University. In 1982, he graduated from the Kyiv Institute of Culture.
In 1971–1977, he was an artist of the vocal-instrumental ensemble Chervona Ruta of the Chernivtsi Philharmonic.
Since 1971, he was artistic director and director of concert programs of Chervona Ruta. In 1977–2002, he was a soloist of the Crimean Philharmonic (Simferopol) where he performed pop arrangements of Ukrainian folk songs.
He was married to Ukrainina pop-singer and Chervona Ruta most popular singer Sofia Rotaru.
He died in Kyiv on 23 October 2002, and is buried at Baikove Cemetery.
- ^ Умер муж Софии Ротару Народный артист Украины Анатолий Евдокименко
- ^ "Керівнику ансамблю "Червона рута" й чоловікові Софії Ротару Анатолію Євдокименку, виповнилося б 75..." bukinfo.com.ua. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
- ^ ""Він довго хворів": сестра Софії Ротару розповіла, через що помер чоловік зірки". ТСН.ua (in Ukrainian). 1 February 2020. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
- Natalia Feshchyuk «Trumpeter of the old plpace». Newspaper «Chernivtsi», No. 43. 2003.
- Sofia Rotaru & Anatoliy Evdokimenko (in Russian)
- 1942 births
- 2002 deaths
- Bulgarian-language singers
- English-language singers from Ukraine
- French-language singers of Ukraine
- German-language singers
- Italian-language singers
- Polish-language singers
- Romanian-language singers
- Serbian-language singers
- Soviet male singers
- 20th-century Ukrainian male singers
- People from Odesa Oblast
- Sopot International Song Festival winners
- Chernivtsi University alumni
- Recipients of the title of People's Artists of Ukraine
- Burials at Baikove Cemetery
- Ukrainian musician stubs
- Ukrainian singer stubs