Rasul Gamzatov

Rasul Gamzatov

Birth
Dagestan Republic, Russia
Death 3 Nov 2003 (aged 80)
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Makhachkala, Dagestan Republic, Russia
Memorial ID 8081660 · View Source
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Poet. Renowned Russian poet who wrote with affection and drama about the landscapes and soaring mountains of Dagestan, the Caucasus republic where he was from. He wrote his poems in Avar, which is a language spoken by about 500,000 people in Dagestan. The poems were translated into Russian and pleased readers with their simple meter and rhyme schemes. He was known as "The People's Poet." During his lifetime he wrote more than 15 books of poetry.

Bio by: Ron Moody


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  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 12 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8081660
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rasul Gamzatov (8 Sep 1923–3 Nov 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8081660, citing Tarky-Tau Mount Cemetery, Makhachkala, Dagestan Republic, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .