Add to favorite
 

   

 Alexander Gorodnitsky


Born:   March 20, 1933

a singer-poet, a geologist, a doctor of science, and a traveler

      

Alexander Gorodnitsky is a singing poet, a geologist, a doctor of science, and a traveler, who has visited the most exotic places, including Antarctica, the North Pole and the ocean floor. The songs and poems by Gorodnitsky are always sincere and frank: free of a single false note, and revealing high professionalism, deep insight into life and history, along with exquisite poetic gift.

Alexander Gorodnitsky was born on March 20, 1933 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) into the family of office workers. In 1951 he finished with excellence secondary school and entered the Plekhanov Leningrad Institute of Mines, which he graduated in 1957 majoring in geophysics.

 

Alexander Gorodnitsky Alexander started writing poetry when a schoolboy yet, whereas his first poetic publications date as far back as 1948. Gorodnitsky’s first songs appeared during his expedition in 1953. For a long time his songs were distributed in samizdat tape records, and often performed by other singers. Unlike other bards, for several decades Gorodnitsky composed and sang his songs a capella; it is just recently that he has started playing the guitar. At the numerous concerts he practically always performs with a guitarist accompanying him. He tours in many cities of Russia, participates in festivals of author’s song and publishes books of his poetry.

As a scientist Alexander Gorodnitsky has published over 260 research works, including 8 monographs on geology and geophysics of the ocean floor.

Site: gorodnitsky.com

Photos:
    vestnik.com
    today.viaduk.net


Tags: Alexander Gorodnitsky Russian culture Russian science Russian musicians  








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Russian business  Kemerovo Region  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Smolensk  Russian companies  Cats' Cafe  Moscow taxi  terrorism  Saint Petersburg  Woodwork  Russian economy  Russian Cinema  Jan Van Duyts  Art Auction  Alexander Lazutkin  Exhibitions in Moscow  Rachmaninov International Music Contest  Space Telescope  Dynamo football club   Ryazan Region  Fairy Tales  Vladimir Pozner  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian scientists  Russian science  All Events  Russian singers  Russian Rock  Smoking in Russia  Abaza  S7 Airlines  Russian medicine  Asgardia  Russian writers  sanctions  St. Petersburg  The Republic Of Kalmykia  Bella Potemkina  Russian tourism  profit  Moscow Architecture  Russian rouble  Film Festivals  Mikhail Tanich  Russian Poetry  Russian toy shops  Moscow  ecology  Russia-UK  Staraya Ladoga 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites