Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

(December 13 [O.S. December 1] 1873 – October 9, 1924 / Moscow)

Valery Yaklovich Bryusov
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He was a Russian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator, critic and historian. He was one of the principal members of the Russian Symbolist movement.

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Valery Bryusov was born on December 13, 1873 (recorded December 1, according to the old Julian calendar) into a merchant's family in Moscow. His parents had little do with his upbringing, and as a boy Bryusov was largely left to himself. He spent a great deal of time reading "everything that fell into [his] hands," including the works of Charles Darwin and Jules Verne, as well as various materialistic and scientific essays. The future poet received an excellent education, studying in two Moscow gymnasiums ... more »

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  • Dimitris(Jimmy) Psachos (6/18/2007 2:17:00 AM)

    He owns a mesmerising beauty, yet he uses occationally cold variations to his descriptions...I can't deny nevertheless his dream-like essence of his work.Eternal praise to ye!

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