Yuri Entin is not just a poet with a capital letter, he is an adorable poet of the most demanding viewers and listeners – children. Entin gave them a lot of film and multi-heroes, because it was with his words that they spoke and started singing from the TV screens. He revived the Troubadour, the Princess and the Bremen musicians, wrote many songs that sound in “Guest from the Future”, “The Adventures of Buratino”, “The Adventures of Electronics” and other popular films. His talent truly knows no bounds. This year, Yuri Entin is 80 years old. Continue reading
Yevgeny Yevtushenko – a poet with a capital letter, and even much more than a Russian poet. This single word has absorbed all the facets of his work – from the writer to the director and songwriter. Sometimes it seems that even a multivolume edition will not be able to cover his creative biography, because his life is so rich. Even at a respectable age, he was vigorous and active, he continued to create and teach, repeating that writing poetry and life itself are equivalent concepts for him. Continue reading
Many legends are associated with the name of Bulat Okudzhava. No wonder, because such personalities appear in the poetic and musical world infrequently and deservedly become legendary.
His poems were disassembled for quotations, the songs became iconic and symbolic for the era of the sixties, and Bulat Shalvovich himself was the brightest representative of his generation. Continue reading
In the late 1950s, when the popular passion for poetry was experiencing a new surge, a fragile figure of a powerful poet Bella Akhmadulina appeared on the literary horizon. She became one of the brightest representatives of the “Sixties.” The new generation of poets has played a significant role in the formation of public identity. Continue reading
It is said that his poetry carries music, and therefore the compositions are obtained which are called songs by Ilya Reznik, and not just music based on his poems. Ilya Rakhmilevich himself believes that the people really know and love the poet only when he has popular songs. And with this, Resnick has no problems, because not only many composers made their careers thanks to his poetry, but most of the venerable performers composed their repertoire based on Resnick’s songs. Continue reading