The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

• memory of the poet. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

April 1, 2017, died an outstanding poet, novelist, screenwriter, writer Yevgeny Yevtushenko. He died at the American Hospital in Tulsa (OK). His death was announced spouse Maria Vladimirovna. With the name of Yevgeny Yevtushenko was linked whole epoch in literature, he was the idol of youth 1950-1960-ies. and became a symbol of Russian poetry of the mid-twentieth century.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The young poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The poetic talent he inherited from his father, a geologist and amateur poet Alexander Gangnus. And how could not become a poet, born at the station called Zima (Irkutsk region), which he later dedicated the collection of poems. Already 5 years Yevgeny Yevtushenko began writing poetry. His broad-minded he was obliged, too, to his father: "He could spend hours telling me, even to innocent child, and the fall of Babylon, and the Spanish Inquisition, and of the war of the Scarlet and White Rose, and William of Orange ... Thanks to his father, I already 6 years, I learned to read and write, read volley indiscriminately Dumas, Flaubert, Boccaccio, Cervantes and Wells. In my head was unimaginable vinaigrette. I was living in an illusory world, I did not notice anyone or anything around ... ".

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

After moving to Moscow Eugene engaged in a poetic studio of the House of Pioneers. In 1949, when the poet was 16 years old, his first poems published in the newspaper "Soviet Sport". In 1951 Yevtushenko entered the Literary Institute. Gorky, but I studied there for long - he was soon expelled because of the fact that he defended Dudintsev novel "Not by bread alone." In 20 years Yevtushenko became the youngest member of the Union of Soviet Writers.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

All-Union fame came to him after the publication of collections of poems "The Third Snow" and "Highway enthusiasts" in the mid-1950s. And in the 1960s. Yevtushenko has become one of the most popular and cited authors in the country. The phrase "A poet in Russia is more than a poet" from the poem "Bratsk hydroelectric plant" was known to every schoolboy and became an aphorism.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

In 1960. Yevtushenko with Christmas, Okudzhava Akhmadullina and participated in poetry readings at the Polytechnical Museum, which became a symbol of the "thaw". They were called the "sixties" and Yevtushenko was the one who instigated the beginning of this "poetic boom" in the USSR.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

In 1991, the poet offered to teach Russian literature at a university in Oklahoma. Yevtushenko went to the US and spent the last years of his life, although often visited Russia. Inspiration never left him until the last days: in 2011 he published a collection of poems "We can still save" in 2012 - a collection of "Happiness and reckoning," in 2013 - a collection of "I do not know how to say goodbye," and in the past two years later he dictating to his wife's new novel.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

One of the most famous poets of the sixties Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

In recent years, the poet overcame health problems: in 2013 he had a leg amputated due to an inflammatory process of developing, in 2015 installed a pacemaker to normalize heart rhythm. March 31, 2017 the poet was hospitalized in serious condition. Details were not known, his wife said only that it was not a scheduled examination. April 1 at about 19.30 Moscow time Yevgeny Yevtushenko died of cardiac arrest.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

18 July 2017 Yevgeny Yevtushenko would have turned 85 years old this summer in Moscow was planned festival on the occasion of the anniversary of the poet. A few days ago, he announced his desire to be buried in Peredelkino, near the grave of Boris Pasternak.

The poet's memory. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The famous poet, whose verses have long been distributed in the quotation