Vitaly Vulf

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Vitaly Vulf

Vitaly Yakovlevich Vulf (Russian: Вита́лий Я́ковлевич Вульф, 23 May 1930 – 13 March 2011) was a Russian art, drama, film critic, literary critic, translator, TV and radio broadcaster and critic.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Vitaly Vulf was born in Baku, where his father Yakov (who died in January 1956) was a lawyer. Vulf's mother, Helen Yelena Belenkaya, graduated from Baku University and was a teacher of Russian language. She died in 1974.

Vitaly Yakovlevich dreamed of going to GITIS. However, his father insisted that he received a serious education. So after graduating from high school Vitaly Vulf enrolled at the Moscow State University law school. However, owing to Antisemitism, Vitaly Vulf could not obtained a position as a lawyer. For the same reason he failed to obtain admission to the graduate school, in spite of getting straight A's on the admission exams in 1955.

Death[edit]

Vulf died in Moscow on March 13, 2011 at the age of 80.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Publications, Europa (2003), The International Who's Who 2004 (67 ed.), Routledge, p. 1754, ISBN 978-1-85743-217-6
  2. ^ "Prime Minister of the Russian Federation - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sends a message of condolence in connection with the death of TV show host and art critic Vitaly Vulf". Premier.gov.ru. 14 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-16.