Konstantin K. Kuzminsky

Russian poet
Kuzminsky and Hedwig Gorski in Austin, Texas, 1979.

Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuzminsky (Russian: Kонстантин Константинович Кузьминский; 16 April 1940 – 2 May 2015) was a Russian-American performance poet. He published The Blue Lagoon Anthology of Modern Russian Poetry as well as other publications including a collection of Russian poetry The Living Mirror. He also appeared in many documentary movies, including two by Andrei Zagdansky.

Kuzminsky was born in Leningrad (now called Saint Petersburg). He moved to the United States from the Soviet Union in 1978. He was married to Emma, nicknamed "Mouse".

Kuzminsky died on 2 May 2015 in New York City, aged 75.[1]


  1. "Патриарх, поэт, актер". svoboda.org (in Russian). 4 May 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015.