29 years ago, on August 15, 1990, the life of the leader of the Kino group Viktor Tsoi, who became the legend of Russian rock music, ended. His songs do not lose popularity until now, everyone knows them. But those who were devoted to the composition “Eighth grader”, “When your girlfriend is sick”, “Baby”, for many still remain a mystery. What actually connected the musician with those girls about whom he wrote his famous songs is further in the review.
Even relatives of Tsoi did not know to whom this song was dedicated, many believed that the lyrical heroine was just a fictional character. But in fact, the eighth grader really existed, but even she herself learned that she inspired the musician to create the song only after years.
Jenny Yasnets at that time was a first-year student of the Leningrad Art College. V. Serova, where she entered after the 8th grade. By entering it was prepared by the artist Andrei Medvedev, who was a friend of Tsoi. He introduced them, introducing the girl to his student, an eighth-grader. Subsequently, Jenny became a famous designer, opening her own design studio in St. Petersburg. Continue reading