Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

(5 December 1803 – 27 July 1873 / Ovstug)

Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev
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Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev is generally considered the last of three great Romantic poets of Russia, following Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin and Mikhail Lermontov

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Tyutchev was born into an old noble family in Ovstug near Bryansk. Most of his childhood years were spent in Moscow, where he joined the literary circle of Professor Merzlyakov at the age of 13. His first printed work was a translation of Horace's epistle to Maecenas, published when he was still 15. From that time on, his poetic language was distinguished from ... more »

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  • Patti Masterman (9/17/2012 7:06:00 PM)

    Yea Silentium rhymes beautifully and it was translated into English! ! ?

  • Elena V. Moonray (12/12/2005 9:09:00 PM)

    I would like to find out who did the translations of his poems. Really nicely done.

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