Matveeva Novella Nikolaevna (born 1934), poetess.
Born October 7 in the city of Pushkin, Leningrad region.
Since childhood wrote poetry. Published since 1958. The first collection was published in 1961; Then followed the second collection – “Ship” (1963).
Matveeva immediately became unusually popular – she was one of the first bard poets who wrote their verses for music and performed them under the guitar. Songs of Matveyeva in the 1960s were sung literally by the entire student youth of the country, often without knowing their author.
In 1963 she published her collection of poems “The Soul of Things,” in great demand.
DR. Novella Matveeva graduated in absentia from the Literary Institute. M. Gorky.
In recent years, poems “Waves and Rocks”, “Vaults Multiple with Arches”, “Night Violets”, “Discovery”, “Figures for a Tea Service”, imbued with subtle lyricism and grace, have been published.
In 1996, a book of memories came out – “The Ball Remained in the Sky.” N. Matveeva lives and works in Moscow.
A short biography from the book: Russian writers and poets. A short biographical dictionary. Moscow, 2000.