Died the writer Valentin Rasputin
Writer Valentin Rasputin died in Moscow at 78 year of his life, said Sunday "Interfax" in the writers ' Union (SP) of Russia.
"Rasputin died in the hospital, never waking from a coma," said Interfax.
The writer died late on Saturday night. on March 15, he would have been 78 years.
Rasputin few days ago, I was in one of the capital's hospitals in serious condition.
As explained to Interfax on Sunday in the writers ' Union, Rasputin will be buried in Irkutsk. "Valentin Grigoryevich (Rasputin - if) will be buried next to her daughter, it was his will," said the Secretariat of the joint venture.
The writer was born in the village of Atalanta Irkutsk oblast on March 15, 1937 in the village the family. Completed historical-philological faculty of the Irkutsk state Institute, worked as a correspondent. Print prose began in 1965, and in 1967 joined the Union of writers of the USSR.
Most famous works - the novel "Live and remember", "Farewell to Matyora", "Fire".
Considered one of the founders and leading members of the Soviet "village prose".