The poet several years of fighting cancer. Terrible diagnosis Yevgeny Yevtushenko was set six years ago. In early March, the famous writer has felt sharp deterioration of health. 1 APR Yevtushenko died.
Tragic news about the death of the poet of the sixties by Yevgeny Yevtushenko the day before spread around the world. Eugene A. died in the clinic of Tulsa in the USA. Close the famous writer to the last hoped that doctors will be able to help their loved one. But alas, the medicine was powerless. Died Yevgeny Yevtushenko
As it became known, 84летний Yevgeny Yevtushenko in the last few years was fighting cancer. According to the poet’s son Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Jr., a terrible diagnosis, it was delivered six years ago. The doctors discovered a kidney tumor. Then Yevtushenko had an operation to remove part of the affected organ. There was a long remission. However, a few weeks ago the cancer again made themselves known. After the examination of Yevgeny Yevtushenko specialists diagnosed him with fourth stage cancer.
“After studying the tests doctors gave him three months to live, but he lived less than a month”, – told reporters the family friend Yevtushenko Yevgeny Morgulis.
March 12, Eugene A. was placed in the clinic of Tulsa, where he was under constant supervision of doctors. On Friday, March 31, as Yevgeny Yevtushenko was deteriorating sharply. To the last the poet was conscious and understood that it is surrounded by native people. The bed Yevtushenko was on duty wife, Maria Novikova, who did not depart a single step. Also came to the hospital and heirs Yevtushenko, Dmitry and Eugene.
“My father went quite peacefully, painlessly, told foreign media representatives Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Jr. — I held his hand for about an hour before his death. He knew he was loved”.
Despite the fact that Yevtushenko for many years lived and worked in America, he bequeathed to be buried in the homeland, in Russia. The final resting place of the famous poet will be the cemetery in Peredelkino. Date of funeral not yet named — it is necessary to settle some formalities, and get the body back to Russia.
The poet’s son Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Jr. noted that his father was proud of the high rank which he had in his homeland. “He was also proud to be a citizen of the world”, – quotes the edition AP the words of the poet’s son. “Things that unite us are stronger than those that divide”.
The news of the departure of the famous poet has shocked his fans worldwide. But the special sense in connection with the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko experienced fellow writer. Known in Russia by the people in their microblogs to Express words of sympathy and sorrow, talking about how they remember the great poet. About Eugene Evtushenko said Igor Nikolayev, Maxim Averin, Valeria, Christina Orbakaite, Maksim Galkin and other celebrities.