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Aleksei Kruchenykh


Who is Aleksei Kruchenykh?

Aleksei Kruchenykh: Aleksei Eliseevich Kruchenykh or Kruchonykh or Kruchyonykh, a well-known poet of the Russian "Silver Age", was perhaps the most radical poet of Russian Futurism, a movement that included Vladimir Mayakovsky, David Burliuk and others. Together with Velimir Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh is considered the inventor of zaum. Kruchenykh wrote the libretto for the Futurist opera Victory Over the Sun, with sets provided by Kazimir Malevich. He married Olga Rozanova, an avant-garde artist, in 1912.

  • also known as Aleksei Eliseevich Kruchenykh, A. Kruchenykh
  • born on (129 years ago) in Kherson Governorate
  • nationality: Russia
  • with Olga Rozanova since
  • died on (47 years ago) in Moscow
  • written works: "Our arrival", "Suicide circus", "Victory over the sun"

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Google previewThe Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama (2007)

by Gabrielle H. Cody

which was performed on a double-bill with the extravagant futurist opera Victory Over the Sun by the poet Aleksei Kruchenykh, and wrote the first play reflecting ...

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