Bulat Shalvovich Okudzhava. Biography

Bulat Shalvovich Okudzhava. Biography

Life and work of B. Sh. Okudzhava in dates and facts

1924, May 9 – the birth of a poet in Moscow on the old Arbat.

1937 – Father was accused of “Trotskyism” and shot, his mother sent into exile.

1940 – moving to Tbilisi.

1941-1945 – leaving a volunteer for the front, participating in military events in the beginning mortar, and then the radio operator of heavy artillery.

1945 – demobilization after injury, ending with external high school.

1945-1950 – studying at the Faculty of Philology of Tbilisi University.

1950-1955 – work as a teacher of Russian language and literature in the Kaluga region, and then in Kaluga.

1954 – the release of the first poetry collection “Lyrics”. Moving to Moscow, working as an editor at the publishing house “Young Guard”.

1957-1958 – the first performance under his own accompaniment of songs of his own composition.

1960-1996 – literary work. Creation and production of poetry collections: “Islands”, “Cheerful drummer”, “Martial magnanimous”, “Arbat, my Arbat”, “Poems”, “Dedicated to you”, “Favorites”, “Grace of Fate”, “Waiting Room” and other

1991 – awarding the Order of Friendship of Peoples, the Medal of the Soviet Peace Fund, the USSR State Prize for the collection “Dedicated to You”.

1997, June 12 – the death of Bulat Okudzhava in Paris. He was buried in Moscow at the Vagankovskoye cemetery.


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Bulat Shalvovich Okudzhava. Biography