Well-known Russian animator, Leonid Shvartsman, dies at 101

Well-known Russian animator, Leonid Shvartsman, dies at 101

Leonid Shvartsman was a Soviet and Russian animator and visual artist. He is known as the creator of the visual image of Cheburashka along with Parrots, The Golden Antelope, The Scarlet Flower, The Snow Queen, and many other cartoons.

Leonid Shvartsman: Cause of Death

Cheburashka’s animator and creator, Leonid Shvartsman, passed away at 101 years old on July 2, 2022. The cartoons about Crocodile Gene and Cheburashka, “38 parrots,” “Little Flower,” “Golden Antelope,” “Snow Queen,” “Kitten Named Woof,” “Uncle Stepa – Policeman,” and “Mitten” are some of his works.

Although many believe he passed away from old age, the cause of death has not been officially disclosed.

His classics, such as Snow Queen, Scarlet Flower, and Thirty-Eight Parrots, were given to several generations of young viewers.

Leonid Shvartsman Age, Family, and Early Life

Leonid Shvartsman was born in Minsk, Belarussian SSR, on August 30, 1920. He passed away when he was 101 years old. He was raised in an old city Yiddish-speaking devout family. At a brick factory, his father worked as an accountant, but he passed away suddenly when Shvartsman was only 13 years old. Similar to how Shvartsman’s mother and nephew perished from starvation during the Leningrad Siege.

leonid shvartsman with vladimir putin

Thus, his Wikipedia article does not contain any information on his parents’ identities. He had to look for his siblings because his family was left in debt after his maternal grandparents immigrated to the US in 1924. He sought out more vulnerable people, as he was homeless, had no parents or siblings, and was denied an art profession.

Leonid Shvartsman Career, What was his Profession?

He worked as the art director at the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow for the majority of his artistic career. Since he sculpted and animated Cheburashka himself, he is credited with creating the character’s visual representation. At the age of 82, he received the title of People’s Artist of the Russian Federation in 2002.

The Presidential Prize for Writing and Art for Children and Young People was Schvartsman’s second honor in 2016. In numerous animated films, including Cheburashka, 38 Parrots, The Golden Antelope, The Scarlet Flower, The Snow Queen, and others, he acted as the art director. Vladimir Putin called him a patriarch of the school of national animation and a guy with an outstanding gift in a letter on his 100th birthday.

Which school and college did he go to?

He attained The Russian State University of Cinematography.

Leonid Shvartsman’s Net Worth, How much does he earn?

It is not known how much money he is worth. He has never spoken to a media outlet about his net worth when he was alive as a result nothing about his net worth was revealed anything on the web.

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Leonid Shvartsman’s Wife, What about his relationship?

He seems to be a married man but information about his personal life is unavailable, we will update this section once our research team manages to collect necessary information regarding his personal life.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles, we will update this section.

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Eye ColourHazel
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