Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Soviet and Russian poet (1933–2017)

Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko[1] (18 July 1932 – 1 April 2017)[2] was a Soviet and Russian poet. He was also a novelist, essayist, dramatist, screenwriter, publisher, actor, editor and director of several movies.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko
BornYevgeny Aleksandrovich Gangnus
(1932-07-18)18 July 1932
Zima Junction, Siberia, USSR
Died1 April 2017(2017-04-01) (aged 84)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
OccupationPoet, writer, film director, publisher
Notable worksBabi Yar
Children5 sons

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In 1961, he wrote a poem Babi Yar describing mass murder of the Holocaust at Babi Yar during World War II.

Yevtushenko died of heart failure after having kidney surgery at a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma on 1 April 2017, aged 84.[3]

References change

  1. Russian: Евгений Александрович Евтушенко (also transliterated as Evgenii Alexandrovich Evtushenko, Yevgeniy Yevtushenko, or Evgeny Evtushenko).
  2. "Раздел второй Основные даты жизни и творчества Е. А. Евтушенко (1932-1996 гг.) ["Section Two Key dates in the life and creativity of E. A. Evtushenko (1932-1996 biennium]". (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2016-10-01. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  3. "Acclaimed Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies in Oklahoma". Archived from the original on 2 April 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

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