The Spirit of Alexei
Alexei Sultanov Foundation is about inspiration, love, and
never giving up. The mission of the foundation is to provide
financial, emotional and psychological support to musicians and
other performing artists who are no longer able to perform and
make a living due to severe illness or injury.
Alexei Sultanov Foundation will encourage families who are
facing such monumental challenges to never give up, never let
go, and to stand by their loved ones, providing compassionate
support and care during devastating times. That is what love is
all about. When you say "I do," you are making a life-long
commitment - together through both good times and bad.
inspired so many people in his 35 years. When he was well,
his brilliant talent for performing was applauded by
millions, and his own fierce dedication inspired others to
devote themselves to a pursuit of excellence in performance.
In the last two years of his life, Alexei sat in his
wheelchair, paralyzed on the left side. Despite his physical
impairment, Alexei began performing again, with his right
hand only - at colleges, nursing homes, hospitals, offices
and churches. People were amazed and inspired by Alexei's
determination to keep going, no matter what, never giving
up. Alexei's greatest joy was found in performing for people
and in encouraging and inspiring them.
Alexei Sultanov Foundation will provide scholarships for
gifted young pianists who are in need of financial
assistance in order to continue their musical studies. Like
Alexei himself, the foundation will encourage people to
chase their dreams, and inspire people to achieve great
things. As Alexei showed us in life, anything is possible if
you give yourself fully to achieving your goals. Never give
The spirit of Alexei - a colorful fountain in Fort Worth with
water splashing eternally to the accompaniment of Alexei's
beautiful music - will represent inspiration, strength and
courage. Alexei would be proud.
Alexei - a comet that raced across this planet during his 35
years, touching the hearts and minds of everyone in his path.
Like a comet's tail, the Alexei Sultanov Foundation will
continue the dazzling influence of that very special human
Sultanov Foundation is a 501(C)(3) foundation. Specific details
about the foundation will be available soon.