Featured

Died writer Vladimir Voinovich

Died writer Vladimir Voinovich

The poet, playwright, screenwriter, prose writer Vladimir Voinovich died. This was reported in social networks by the familiar writers. According to them, the writer died on the night of July 28 at the age of 85 from a heart attack.

Died writer Vladimir Voinovich

The poet, playwright, screenwriter, prose writer Vladimir Voinovich died. This was reported in social networks by the familiar writers. According to them, the writer died on the night of July 28 at the age of 85 from a heart attack.

The information was confirmed by the TASS agency in the Voinovich family. The place and time of farewell is not yet known.

Vladimir Nikolaevich Voinovich was born on September 26, 1932 in Stalinabad. His father was a journalist and editor of newspapers. My mother also worked in publishing houses, and later became a teacher of mathematics.

Vladimir Nikolaevich graduated from a vocational school, he worked at an aluminum plant, at a construction site. At the same time I studied at the flying club and jumped with a parachute. The first poems began to write in the army, where he was called in 1951. After demobilization in November 1955, he rushed to Kerch, where his parents fought, and finished the tenth grade of secondary school.

In early August 1956, he jerked to Moscow, where he entered the Literary Institute twice, studied for a year and a half at the historical faculty of the Pedagogical Institute named after NK Krupskaya (1957-1959), and then went to conquer the virgin land in Kazakhstan. there he wrote his first prose.

In 1960 he returned to Moscow and got an editor on the radio and suddenly became known to everyone. The song “Fourteen Minutes Before the Start”, written on his poems, was made famous by him. She was very fond of cosmonauts, and one day she was even quoted by Nikita Khrushchev. After that Voinovich was admitted to the Union of Writers of the USSR.

In 1963 he began the novel “The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of the Soldier Ivan Chonkin”, which they refused to publish in the Union. For a long time the book was reprinted secretly in samizdat. In 1969, Frankfurt am Main published the first part of the novel without the permission of Voinovich, and in 1975 the entire book was published for the first time in Paris. This and his active human rights activities of the writer caused his conflict with the Soviet authorities in the face of the KGB.

In December 1980, Voinovich was deported from the USSR and deprived of Soviet citizenship. The writer lived in the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States, and collaborated with the Radio Liberty.

Ten years later he again received the passport of the Soviet Union and returned to Moscow, where he continued to write and deal with the protection of human rights. In 2001, he signed a letter in defense of the NTV channel, and in 2003 – a letter against the war in Chechnya.

In February 2015, he wrote an open letter to the Russian president asking for the release of Nadezhda Savchenko.

According to his works films were shot: “Life and extraordinary adventures of the soldier Ivan Chonkin”, “Cap”, “Two comrades” and others.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *