Add to favorite
 

   

 Aleksei Fatyanov


Born:   March 5, 1919
Deceased:   November 13, 1959

poet

      

Soviet poet, author of lyrics of many songs popular in the 1940s-1970s.

Aleksei Ivanovich Fatyanov was born on March 5, 1919 in the Maloe Petrino Village of Vyaznikovsky District (nowadays a part of Vyazniki). Starting from summer 1929 the Fatyanovs' family lived in Moscow.

He entered Aleksei Diky's Drama School at and upon graduation in 1937 was admitted to the Drama School of Actors' Troupe of the Red Army Central Theater and acted in drama performances. From 1940 he performed in the Ensemble of Oryol Military District. After the war broke, he was with his ensemble at the frontline and was wounded. After recovery from the injury he was admitted to Alexandrov Ensemble of Singing and Dancing, whence by false charge in 1943 he was shifted to a penal company of the 6th tank army; he was repeatedly wounded in battles for Hungary and was later justified.

Fatyanov was not only a poet, but also an actor and performer: he played the accordion and the piano and had a good singing voice. "The most distinctive feature of Fatyanov's talent was an unusually developed rhythm in his lyrics, as if he imposed his own rhythms on the composer..." - composer Solovev-Sedoy pointed out.

Fatyanov wrote about 30 songs for 16 films. The only lifetime edition of Fatyanov's poems "Accordion is Singing..." was published in Vladimir in 1955.

Aleksei Fatyanov passed away on November, 13th, 1959 in Moscow. He was laid to rest at the Vagankovo Cemeteryt in Moscow. Memorial plates were put on the houses in Vyazniki and Moscow, where the poet had lived.


Tags: Russian music Russian musicians Alexei Fatyanov   








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
ENEA  Russian tourism  Yuli Raizman  Water Park  Bosco Fresh Fest  Astronautics Museum  Russian economy  Ticket Prices  Moscow  St. Petersburg  Exhibitions in Moscow  Marshal Rokossovsky  gardens of Perm  South Stream  Pyotr Yershov  Monuments in Moscow  Russian stock market  Vladimir  Vivacello  Archaeology  Russian Poets  Modern Art  Russia-Serbia  Russian oil  Ilmen Lake  school  Rostov  Nanotechnologies  Tomsk  Russian Orthodox Church  Moscow airports  Russian Cinema  Russian scientists  Dagestan  Chistopol  Russian business  Yaroslavl   Musical LIKBEZ  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian Traditions  Snowman  Russian science  Ganina Yama  Anna Bunina  Old Moscow  Moscow chambers  Black Sea  Yakutsk  Chelyabinsk meteorite  Moscow restaurants 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites