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Rasul Gamzatov
Birth: Sep. 8, 1923
Death: Nov. 3, 2003

Poet. Renowned Russian poet who wrote with affection and drama about the landscapes and soaring mountains of Dagestan, the Caucasus republic where he was from. He wrote his poems in Avar, which is a language spoken by about 500,000 people in Dagestan. The poems were translated into Russian and pleased readers with their simple meter and rhyme schemes. He was known as "The People's Poet." During his lifetime he wrote more than 15 books of poetry. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Burial:
Tarky-Tau Mount Cemetery
Makhachkala
Dagestan Republic, Russian Federation
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Nov 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8081660
Rasul Gamzatov
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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- R I P
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Nov. 3, 2013
Thank you for your legacy. Rest in peace.
- Ken MacLeod
 Added: Sep. 1, 2012
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