This is reported by TASS with reference to the post of the son of director Vladimir Smelkov on Facebook. 

“My dear daddy Gorikker Vladimir Mikhailovich died today.

Dad was a source of great, warm energy for everyone ... Dad sincerely loved people and his profession, ”wrote Smelkov.

According to the agency, Gorikker has participated in the production of various operas, and also took part in the creation of a number of films.

For example, he took part in the creation of the films Boris Godunov and Juliet and Romeo.

Earlier it became known that the Russian film director, People's Artist of Russia Andrei Malyukov, died at the age of 73.