Hundreds of people came to the Central house of writers in Moscow to bid farewell to the last poet of the sixties by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Today, the poet buried at the cemetery Peredelkino.
Central house of writers one of the addresses related to Yevgeny Yevtushenko, along with the Polytechnic Museum and Moscow Peredelkino. Was chosen room for the ceremony of farewell with the poet. About 7 a.m. to the house of writers approached the funeral cortege. Wreaths from the President of Russia, State Duma, government of Moscow.
A memorial service was held in the great hall. It held a Soviet and Russian literary critic, Professor of Literature Institute Yevgeny Sidorov. To say goodbye to Yevgeny Yevtushenko came not only friends, colleagues poetic shop, but, of course, admirers of the poet, the last of the legendary galaxy of the sixties.
The day before the funeral in the Church of St. Prince Igor of Chernigov in Peredelkino, the ceremony was intimate with the poet parted with the closest. Before the funeral service took place in America, in Tulsa, where Yevtushenko has lived the past quarter century. But he considered himself forever Russian, Russian poet and repeatedly said that there is no light fate happier than this - to be born a poet in Russia. At least once a year, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich came to Moscow and certainly organized creative evening. Most of all, he loved, of course, your Polytechnic. Despite his devotion to the Polytechnic Museum, he was in the House of writers.
The farewell ceremony lasted till one o'clock. Then the funeral cortege proceeded to the village of Peredelkino, where the poet was buried near the grave of Pasternak. This was the last will and Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
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