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Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky (Russian: Влади́мир Семёнович Высо́цкий; 25 January 1938 – 25 July 1980) was a Russian singer-songwriter, poet, and actor whose career had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet and Russian culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style and for his lyrics, which featured social and political commentary in often humorous street jargon. He was also a prominent stage and screen actor. Though his work was largely ignored by the official Soviet cultural establishment, he achieved remarkable fame during his lifetime, and to this day exerts significant influence on many of Russia's popular musicians and actors who wish to emulate his iconic status.

Age: 42 (age at death)
Nationality: Russian
Claim to Fame: Author of more than 700 songs, played in more than 30 movies, got a tremendous success on stage. One of the most famous personalities in Russia


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1979 Mesto vstrechi izmenit nelzya Gleb Zheglov
1979 Malenkie tragedii Don Juan
1978 How Czar Peter the Great Married Off His Moor Ibragim
1977 Begstvo mistera Mak-Kinli Singer
1977 Women Cameo
1977 Yedinstvennaya Boris Ilyich, Chorus club chairman
1976 72 gradusa nizhe nulya -
1975 Okovani soferi Sofer Solodov
1974 Volshebnik izumrudnogo goroda Volk
1973 The Duel Von Koren
1972 Chetvyortyy -


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