Novella Matveyeva

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Novella Matveyeva

Novella Nikolayevna Matveyeva (Russian: Новелла Николаевна Матвеева; 7 October 1934 in Pushkin, Saint Petersburg– 4 September 2016, Moscow Oblast) was a Russian bard, poet, writer, screenwriter, dramatist, and literary scientist.[1][2][3][4]

Her first collection of poetry was published in 1961, the same year she was admitted to the Union of Soviet Writers.[1]

From the end of the 1950s on Matveyeva composed songs to her poetry and performed them, accompanying herself on a seven-string guitar.

In 1998 Matveyeva received the Russian State Pushkin Prize in poetry,[5] and in 2002, she received the Russian Federation State Prize in Literature and Arts for her poetry collection Jasmine.[6]

Matveyeva died on 4 September 2016 at the age of 81.[7]

Books[edit]

  • Swallow's School «Ласточкина школа» (1973)
  • River «Река» (1978)
  • The Law of Songs «Закон песен» (1983)
  • Land of the Tide «Страна прибоя» (1983)
  • Rabbit Village «Кроличья деревня» (1984)
  • Selected «Избранное» (1986)
  • Praise to Work «Хвала работе» (1987)
  • Unbreakable Circle «Нерасторжимый круг» (1991)
  • A Melody for the Guitar «Мелодия для гитары» (1998)
  • Cassette of Dreams «Кассета снов» (1998)
  • Sonnets «Сонеты» (1999)
  • Caravan «Караван» (2000)
  • Jasmine «Жасмин»(2011).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Русские советские писатели. Поэты. Биобиблиограрфический указатель. Т.13. М., 1990. С.527
  2. ^ "Умерла Новелла Матвеева". Colta.ru. 5 September 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Матвеева Новелла Николаевна" at bards.ru
  4. ^ "Матвеева Новелла Николаевна", biography and catalogs of works at bards.ru
  5. ^ "ГОСУДАРСТВЕННАЯ ПУШКИНСКАЯ ПРЕМИЯ РОССИИ"
  6. ^ "Присуждены Государственные премии в области литературы и искусства"
  7. ^ The poet Novella Matveeva has died on 82-m to year of life

Further reading[edit]

  • Медынский Г. Песенная поэзия Новеллы Матвеевой, «Юность», 1966, № 7
  • Приходько В. Душа и плоть поэзии, «Дружба народов», 1967, № 2.
  • Рунин Б. Далёкое и близкое. «Новый мир», 1964, № 5