The poet Anna Akhmatova died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Russian modernist poet who has been considered one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon. Her works include “Chetki” and “Belaya Staya”.
She was married three times and had a son named Lev.
“Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children’s children, pure on their tongues, and free.” (Anna Akhmatova)
“I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed… here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.” (Anna Akhmatova)
“It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.” (Anna Akhmatova)
“Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.” (Anna Akhmatova)