born March 20, 1933. Leningrad. Blockade Survivors.
Graduated from the Leningrad Mining Institute of Geophysics of. G. V. Plekhanov (1957). Geophysicist, oceanographer, poet. He worked in the Institute of Geology of the Arctic, in geological parties in the area Igarka, head of the geological unit in the province Turukhansk. Since 1962. sailed on the research vessels. More than 20 times went to the flights on research vessels, visited Canada, Australia, Antarctica, Gibraltar, the farthest outskirts of Russia's North. He participated in many oceanographic expeditions as a member of Institute of Oceanology. PP. Shirshov USSR (now - RAS). Doctor of geological-mineralogical sciences, professor, academician of Russia Academy of Natural Sciences. Head of Laboratory at the Institute of Oceanology. Author of more than 230 scientific papers, articles in journals.
Song wrote in 1953, Mr.. in his poems (the first - "Geophysical Waltz"). The winner, tourist songs I All-Union campaign youth in Brest in 1965, I-Union competition for the best tourist song in 1967. (song "Atlanta") and others. Member of the Writers' Union (1972) and the International PEN Club (1998). Tsarskoselskaya Prize Laureate (1998), the first winner of the Prize. Bulat Okudzhava (1999). Member and Chairman of the jury of many festivals, including the 1971. - Grushinskiy.
Constantly working with radio, TV, cinema, theater. Foreign creative trips to the United States, Germany, Israel, Sweden, France, Denmark, Holland, etc.. Send three drive-giant "Tune" (1987, 1988, 1993), more than 20 audio cassettes and CDs, 22 books of poems, songs and memoirs.
Since 1972, Mr.. lives in Moscow. Photo Gorodnitski Alexander Moiseyevich