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Aleksandr Volodin (playwright)

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Aleksandr Volodin
Aleksandr Moiseyevich Lifschitz

(1919-02-10)10 February 1919
Died17 December 2001(2001-12-17) (aged 82)
Resting placeKomarovskoye Cemetery, Saint Petersburg

Aleksandr Moiseyevich Volodin (Russian: Александр Моисеевич Володин; 1919 – 2001), born Lifschitz,[1] was a Soviet and Russian playwright, screenwriter and poet. His first play was The Factory Girl (1956).[2] His most famous plays were Five Evenings (1959), My Elder Sister and some others. In addition, he created the script for the film Autumn Marathon (1979) by director Georgy Daneliya.[3]


  1. ^ Joseph F. Clarke (1977). Pseudonyms. BCA. p. 167.
  2. ^ Senelick, Laurence (2015). Historical Dictionary of Russian Theater. Historical Dictionaries of the Arts. Rowman / Littlefield. p. 505. ISBN 9781442249271.
  3. ^ Gushanskaya, Yelena (2014). "Playwright Aleksandr Volodin: Reflections on the Occasion of His Birthday" (PDF). Social Sciences. 45. Minneapolis-Moscow: 49–62.