Eduard Khil Google doodle recreates the Russian baritone’s viral video from 2009

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google doodle pays homage to the famous Russian baritone singer Eduard Khil, on what would have been the crooner’s 83rd birthday. To celebrate Khil, Google took artistic direction from its own archives and recreated a YouTube video of the performer that went viral eight years ago. “A 1976 TV performance of ‘I Am Glad Because I Am Finally Returning Back Home,’ featur ...Read the full article

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Eduard Khil’s 83rd Birthday Google Doodle

Today's Doodle celebrates the 83rd birthday of Eduard Anatolyevich Khil, the Russian crooner known for the Mr. Trololo video that went viral in 2009. Khil received many awards during his heyday, including the People's Artist of Russia in 1974. His comeback as "Mr. Trololo" made him a worldwide sensation and meme favorite. We hope you enjoy tro-lo-lo-ing along with this Doodle!

Mr. Trololo original upload

Я очень рад, ведь я, наконец, возвращаюсь домой. Оригинальный клип. Исполняет Эдуард Хиль.