February 01, 1998

Russian Hamlet with a Guitar


This past month was the 60th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Vysotsky, one of Russia’s most gifted bards. So Russian Life asked Sergei Roy, a translator of Vysotsky’s works and noted observer of the Russian cultural scene, to provide a personal retrospective on the artist’s life and work.


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