Rasul Gamzatov


Rasul Gamzatov

Infobox Writer
name = Rasul Gamzatov


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birthdate = birth date|1923|9|8|mf=y
birthplace = Cada village, Khunzakhsky District, Dagestan
deathdate = death date and age|2003|11|3|1923|9|8|mf=y
deathplace = Moscow
occupation = Poet
genre =
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notableworks = "Zhuravli"
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Rasul Gamzatovich Gamzatov (Avar: "Расул ХIамзатов"; _ru. Расу́л Гамза́тович Гамза́тов) was probably the most famous poet writing in the Avar language. Among his poems was "Zhuravli", which became a well-known Russian song.

References

*http://www.gamzatov.ru - Official site, coordinated by Ministry of national politics, information and foreign affairs of Dagestan (in Russian and in English).
*http://gazeta.ru/2003/11/03/umerrasulgam.shtml - Necrology at http://gazeta.ru (in Russian)
*http://www.dagpravda.ru/ob/rasul01-11-03.htm - Obituary in "Dagestanskaja Pravda" (in Russian)


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