Jose Garcia Villa to Yevgeny Yevtushenko
to Virgilio Almario all became her friends.
The second number (February 1962) features a Yevgeny Yevtushenko
poem (apparently filched from the New York Times) as well as another by "angry young man" Alan Sillitoe (reprinted from the English publication Freedom).
Today the place is no longer empty of monuments, as it was in 1961 when Yevgeny Yevtushenko
wrote his eponymous poem, which brought the name to the world's attention.
"I recall a long ago party at his house in Cardiff, where he was hosting the Russian poet, Yevgeny Yevtushenko
. I was dazzled.
With the POEMobile stuck in a classic late night New York City traffic jam standstill, my mind wanders back to our recent programs--a Russian/Ukrainian Yevgeny Yevtushenko
tribute on the Bowery; a Persian Norooz/ New Year celebration in DUMBO, and both a Korean and a Chinese New Year celebration in and around Flushing Town Hall in Queens.
" POETRY is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers," Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Babi Yar (No 13) with bass soloist and unison mens' ' chorus (the Liverpool Phil tenors and basses augmented by those of the Huddersfield Choral Society), intones the eventually politically revised poetry of Yevgeny Yevtushenko
, commemorating the Nazi massacre of Jews near Kiev.
Section G: Blurbs is a diverse list of fourteen items for which Miller provided ad copy, including a novel by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
, a study of street gangs, a biography of Tennessee Williams, a memoir of John Berryman and the 1930s, and a promotional bookmark for Gotham Book Mart and Gallery (41 West 47th Street, New York City).
Beyond all that, clouds were also on my mind because the artist and I had just been discussing the Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko
, whose likeness he had painted and drawn.
* The Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko
arrived in New York on November 7, 1966, for a six-week tour starting with a reading of "Babi Yar" at Queens College.
Turning to literature, Joan Peterson's focus is on artistic responses to the Holocaust, most notably Yevgeny Yevtushenko
's stirring poem "Babi Yar," its antecedents, the poet's collaboration with Dmitri Shostakovich, and the official resistance to both the poem and subsequent musical work.
"When the truth is replaced by silence," the Soviet dissident Yevgeny Yevtushenko
said, "the silence is a lie." It may appear the silence is broken on Gaza.