Valentin Rasputin

Soviet and Russian writer (1937-2015)

Valentin Grigoriyevich Rasputin (Russian: Валентин Григорьевич Распутин; 15 March 1937 – 14 March 2015) was a Russian writer. He was born and lived much of his life in the Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia.

Valentin Rasputin
Born15 March 1937
Atalanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Russian SFSR
Died14 March 2015(2015-03-14) (aged 77)
Moscow, Russia
Alma materIrkutsk State University
Notable worksFarewell to Matyora

Rasputin's works show rootless urban characters and the fight for survival of centuries-old traditional rural ways of life. Rasputin's work are about the hard questions of ethics and spiritual revival.

Rasputin died a day short of his 78th birthday on 14 March 2015 in Moscow.[1]

References change

  1. "Умер писатель Валентин Распутин". Lenta. 15 March 2015.

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