The poet’s wife revealed the cause of his death.
Late last night it became known that the clinic USA at the age of 84 years died Yevgeny Yevtushenko. This was reported by close relatives of the legendary poet. That caused the death of Eugene A. told his wife, Maria Novikova. The day before his death Yevtushenko was hospitalized in serious condition. A day later, he died from cardiac arrest. According to Mary, the death of the poet in a dream. Heart problems began at the Eugene A. two years ago. Then he had surgery, during which he got the pacemaker.
The last 25 years of his life Yevtushenko has lived in America, but have been to Russia on tour. By the way, this summer he was to begin another tour in honor of the anniversary. On 18 July, he would have turned 85 years old. He was planning to perform at several venues in Moscow. Also he was going to visit Kazakhstan and Belarus. In anticipation of the imminent departure from life, Yevtushenko insisted that the concerts were held without his participation.
According to the will, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, most likely, will be buried in suburban Peredelkino near the grave of Pasternak. However, his wife has not yet announced the exact date of farewell to the idol of millions.
The contribution of Yevtushenko in the development of poetry it is impossible not to appreciate. All he has written and published more than 150 books. One of the symbols of the sixties and the Soviet “thaw” has repeatedly won the highest awards. Among them was nominated for the Nobel prize. Evgeny decided to connect their lives to literature in a quite young age. It was first published at the age of 17 years, and three years later he became the youngest member of the Union of Soviet writers.