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Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Yevgeny YevtushenkoAKA Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko

Born: 18-Jul-1933
Birthplace: Zima, Irkutsk, Russia
Died: 1-Apr-2017
Location of death: Tulsa, OK
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Babi Yar

Prominent poet during the Soviet era. His poem Babi Yar, condemning a 1941 massacre in Kiev perpetrated by Nazis, was later used by Dmitri Shostakovich in his Symphony No. 13.

Father: Aleksandr Rudolfovich Gangnus (geologist)
Mother: Zinaida Ermolaevna Evtushenko (geologist)
Wife: Bella Akhmadulina (m. 1954, div.)
Wife: Galina Semyonova (m. 1962, div.)
Wife: Jan Butler (m. 1978, div.)
Wife: Maria Novika (m. 1986, two children)

    University: Gorky Institute of Literature, Moscow (1951-54)
    Teacher: Russian and European Poetry and Film, University of Tulsa

    Ukrainian Ancestry
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1987

    I Am Curious (Yellow) (9-Oct-1967) · Himself

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