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Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996)

Joseph Brodsky was a Nobel Prize-winning Russian-Jewish poet, writer, director and translator, who was arrested and prosecuted by the Soviet regime before his emigration. He was born Joseph Aleksandrovich Brodsky on May 24, 1940 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg, Russia). He survived the Nazi siege of Leningrad during WWII. His father, Aleksandr Brodsky... See full bio »

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 2016/III Pilgrims (Short) (poem by)
 1998 Khrustalyov, My Car! (story "In a Room and a Half")
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 1994 Progulki s Brodskim (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 Lichnoe delo Anny Akhmatovoy (Documentary)
 1989 The Poet Remembers (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Bookmark (TV Series)
- Episode #4.1 (1986) ... Self
 1974 Aquarius (TV Series documentary)
- Poetry International (1974) ... Self
 1969 Der Dichter und seine Stadt (TV Series documentary)
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 2015 Brodsky Is Not a Poet (Documentary)

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Wrote the Russian lyrics to the song "Lili Marlene" (Lili Marleen), with music by Norbert Schultze, original lyrics by Hans Leip. See more »

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