Nahum Korzhavin

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Korzhavin in Boston, 2012

Nahum (Naum[1]) Moiseyevich Korzhavin (Russian: Нау́м Моисе́евич Коржа́вин; real surname Mandel, Russian: Мандель; 14 October 1925 – 22 June 2018) was a Russian-American poet. He was born in Kiev of Jewish descent,[2] He worked and lived in Boston, Massachusetts during most of his career.[3] In 2005 Korzhavin participated in They Chose Freedom, a four-part television documentary on the history of the Soviet dissident movement. He wrote many memoirs and novels about dissidents.

Korzhavin died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on 22 June 2018 at the age of 92.[4]

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  1. Совок и веник
  2. Marson, James (18 December 2007). "Radical Heart Beats Anew". The Moscow Times. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  3. Mydans, Seth (23 September 1984). "WRITING WITHOUT ROOTS". The New York Times. p. 1. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  4. Умер поэт Наум Коржавин

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