Soviet and Russian writer
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.
|Born||15 March 1937|
Atalanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Russian SFSR
|Died||14 March 2015 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||Irkutsk State University|
|Notable works||Farewell 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.
- ↑ "Умер писатель Валентин Распутин". Lenta. 15 March 2015.
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