Bella Akhmadulina

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Bella Akhmadulina

Bella Akhatovna Akhmadulina (10 April 1937 — 29 November, 2010) was a Russian poet.[1] Her poems used metaphors, and were described by Nobel Prize winner Joseph Brodsky as a "treasure of Russian poetry.[2]

Her first poems were published in 1955.[2] The government of the Soviet Union said her poems were too personal and emotional.[1] She died in Pereldelkino, near Moscow, from a heart problem.[2]

Books[change | change source]

  • The String (1962)
  • Fever (1969)
  • The Candle (1977)
  • Dreams of Georgia (1978)
  • The Secret
  • Music Lessons (1969)

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