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Yuz Aleshkovsky

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Yuz Aleshkovsky in 2007

Iosif Efimovich Aleshkovsky (Russian: Ио́сиф Ефи́мович Алешко́вский), known as Yuz Aleshkovsky (Russian: Юз Алешко́вский) (September 21, 1929 – March 21, 2022) was a Russian singer-songwriter, poet and, playwright.[1] He was born in Krasnoyarsk, Siberian Krai, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He was a visiting professor at Wesleyan University in the United States. In 1987 he was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship for fiction.[2] In 2002 Aleshkovsky won the Pushkin Prize.

Aleshkovsky died on March 21, 2022 in Tampa, Florida at the age of 92.[3]

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  1. "Умер писатель и исполнитель Юз Алешковский". Радио Свобода.
  2. "John Simon Guggenheim Foundation | Yuz Aleshkovsky".
  3. Writer Yuz Aleshkovsky, Dead at Age 92