Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Writer Vasily Aksyonov Passes Away
7.07.2009 13:13
Writer Vasily Aksyonov Passes Away

After a long illness the noted Russian writer Vasily Aksyonov has died, aged 76, in Moscow.
      
      From January last year he had been staying at hospital. Back then he had a heart attack, which resulted in the apoplexy of the right side of the body and some speech disturbance.
      
      Vasily Aksyonov became one of the most well-known young soviet writers in the 195060s thanks to his story Colleagues (Kollegi, 1960) and the novel Ticket to the Stars (Zvyozdny bilet, 1961).
      
      In 1979 he participated in creation of the Metropol almanac. The scandal that burst after its release made Aksyonov leave the Writers Union and some time later this country also, and immigrate to the USA. In the States Vasily Aksyonov wrote, in particular, the famous trilogy Generations of Winter (Moskovskaya Saga, 1994).
      
      Source: newsprom.ru


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

"Dad, Mom, I and Stalin" - Mark Rozovsky's Premiere on his 80th Birthday
31.03.2017
Russian Beauty Becomes Vice Miss Earth
06.11.2017
Festival for 55th Anniversary of Victor Tsoi to Be Held in Kazan
23.08.2017
Most Influential Figures in Russian Art Listed
29.12.2017
Andrei Konchalovsky to Get Fellini Award for his Contribution into Cinema
23.04.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian aviation  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Igor Sikorsky  Titian  Amur Region  Painting  Waste Recycling  Lidia Vertinskaya  Maya Plisetskaya  The Romanov Family  smartphone market   Russian Cinema  Russian cuisine  Russian social networks  Jews in Russia  Hoffmann  astronomy  Moscow  tourist crisis  Exhibitions in Moscow  Gelendzhik  Novgorod Region  Russian tourism  Mikhail Prokhorov  Siberian cultural tourism forum  Artifacts   criminality  smoking  Russian history  animals  Russian army  Yuri Andropov  transport  Exhibitions in Ryazan  Moscow hotels  Russian interior  Russian Literature  IT  Archeology  fashion weeks  Vladimir Medinsky  Russian business  Russian resorts  Festivals in Petersburg  Azov  Krasnodar region  China  Robot FEDOR  Eurovision  Lipetsk Region 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites