The famous poet did not stop to be creative, in spite of serious illness. Evgeny was afraid not to have time to implement plans and dictating loved ones their thoughts. Relatives of the artist with respect to his desire.
84-year-old Yevgeny Yevtushenko died April 1 in the United States. The death of the legendary artist was a surprise and a great loss to his family and friends. Evgeny Alexandrovich had many plans: he was going in a big way to celebrate the anniversary and to participate in the events timed to his birthday. However, Yevtushenko suddenly ended 40 days ago. Reporters contacted the son of the poet, who shared memories of his father.
Eugene and Dmitry Yevtushenko, sons of the famous poet
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Jr. said that the famous writer had planned to live another twenty years. The words of the doctors that he had only a few months, he took very bravely.
“He quietly just sat. Masha (as Eugene sometimes calls his mother – Approx. ed.) described to me how he said. He closed his eyes. Cried for a minute. Then everything began to dictate a new Chapter began again – a poetry anthology to work. He wanted to do everything…” – said the poet’s son.
According to Yevtushenko, Jr., his father was engaged in literary activity until the last day. Even when the legendary writer wearing an oxygen mask, he continued to dictate a new Chapter. Evgeny was in a hurry to finish the anthology and the novel and did not stop to think about their favorite students. “He said, please make sure that these estimates will have such students. And dictated all the names,” recalls the heir of the poet.
Last words of Eugene A. steel excerpts from his new works. Despite his illness, the man did not stop to be creative.
“It was difficult to understand him. I bent down, and said, “Dad, well, bear with me, please come again. I understand you hard.” He said to me already with all his strength, striking voice: “Well, Jack, have you no brains? Why can’t you hear me?” Temperamental,” said the young man.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Jr., was born in 1989, and his brother Dmitry was born a year later. Their mother was the fourth wife of the legendary poet Maria Novikova. Yevgeny Yevtushenko legalized relationship with her in 1987.
During the conversation with the correspondent the son of the famous poet admitted that he has dual citizenship – Russian and American. According to Yevtushenko, Jr., he introduced me to father my beloved is a resident of the United States. Eugene A. has approved the selection of an heir. “When father died, she was very unhappy about it… She knew him as a writer,” the young man told “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.