Eduard Khil, the “Trololo” Guy, in Critical Condition

by Joey deVilla on May 30, 2012

Eduard Khil, better known to the internet at large as “The Trololo Guy”, is said to have suffered a stroke and irreversible brain damage and is now in a coma. The video of a performance from decades ago, performed in a vocal-less style called vocaliz took the ‘net by storm and inspired a number of homages and parodies, including this one from Family Guy:

as well as this one by Christophe Waltz, done around the time he took the Oscar for Inglourious Basterds:

He enjoyed the parodies…

…and he even invited people to come up with actual lyrics for the “Trololo” song, whose actual name translates to I Am So Happy to Finally Be Back Home:

Here’s a recent performance of the song that made him an internet sensation:

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Anne Onimos May 30, 2012 at 5:59 pm

“Thanks to the Internet and this energy that connects us all together, we can be happy, laugh love and bring up children.”

Well said, Eduard.

BardNGG June 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm


All the best.

(I’m serious)

marek wilhalm June 4, 2012 at 9:23 am

Trololo made it to advertisement as well:

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