Genrikh Sapgir

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Birthday
20, 1928
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Oct 7, 1999 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1928
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Oct 7, 1999 (70)

About

Russian poet, fiction writer, and playwright associated with the Lianozovo Group. A Pushkin Prize winner, he published three collections of poetry in the late 1990s.

Before Fame

His poetry, like that of his Russian contemporaries, is known for its use of vernacular speech.

Trivia

He died of a heart attack while traveling by bus to a launch event for his Poetry of Silence anthology.

Family Life

His father was a Moscow-based engineer.

Associated With

He and Leo Tolstoy were both Russian authors.

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