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Back in the 1970s the underground Soviet singer-songwriter Alexander Galich sang of his country,"We stand for peace and we are preparing for war.
After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the Russian poet Alexander Galich wrote: "Compatriots, our homeland is in danger
1936) is a bard in the tradition of Alexander Galich (1918-77), Bulat Okoudjava (1924-97), and Vladimir Vysotskii (1938-80), the founders of a genre called avtorskaia pesnia (author's song).
Screenplay, Mashkov, Ilya Rubinstein, based on the play by Alexander Galich.
From Vladimir Jabotinsky and Isaac Babel, the two best known, and, perhaps, most complex and intriguing figures in this volume, Nakhimovsky proceeds to explore the work and biographies of Vasilii Grossman, the most important chronicler of the Holocaust in the Russian tongue; Alexander Galich, a famous dramatist and satirist who converted to Russian Orthodoxy but retained and expressed a complicated and fascinating Jewish consciousness in his controversial work; and Felix Roziner and David Markish, two lesser (and very different) contemporary Russian-Jewish writers.
But if we remember Losev's peculiar sense of self-irony, then we can easily forgive his mild cynicism and imagine these poems as songs which Alexander Galich might sing.