Vampilov Aleksandr( Playwright)
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Biography Vampilov Aleksandr
(1937 - 1972)
Born August 19 in the ancient Siberian village Kutulik Irkutsk region in the teacher's family, a bright and outstanding personality, who passed away tragically early in life (was arrested), leaving four children. Child and adolescent years were spent in the house.
After graduating from high school, Vampilov received the Faculty of Irkutsk University, where he began to think seriously about the literary. In 1958, the university newspaper under the pseudonym A. Sanin was first published story "The confluence of circumstances" (later lent its name and its first collection of short stories, published in Irkutsk in 1961). After graduation he worked in the Irkutsk newspaper "Soviet Youth" (adopted at the position of stenographer) correspondent (on orders editorial writing essays). Here, published his stories.
In 1963 - 65 Vampilov studying in Moscow at the Higher literary courses at the Literary Institute. Gorky. Made friends with many of Moscow writers and directors (Tvardovsky and VA Rozov and others, O. Efremov and G. Tovstonogov, etc.). After returning to Irkutsk in the anthology "Angara" and "Siberia" saw the light of all his dramatic works ( "Farewell in June", . 1964; 'eldest son', . 1965, "Duck Hunt", . 1968; "Last summer in Chulimsk", . 1971; one-act plays "Twenty Minutes with an Angel", . 1962, . and "History of clicker", . 1971, . later combined under the title "Provincial jokes"),
All pieces Vampilov were delivered and not depart from the scene so far. In 1972 A. Vampilov died tragically on August 17, drowned in Lake Baikal.