Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Yevgeny Yevtushenko was among the first Russian poets to print official verse against Stalinism, antisemitism, and establishment bureaucracy. His poems “Babi Yar” and “Fuku” represented victorious publicly skirmishes in the war against censorship. Yevtushenko was also a novelist, essayist, dramatist, screenwriter, actor, and editor, and a director of several films. He passed away in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2017.


Date Recorded Program Title Handle
1985: 04/01 The Poetry of Yevtushenko CULT027