Vladimir Mayakovsky


Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was born July 19 in 1893 in the village of Baghdad in Georgia, the son of a forester. In 1902, Vladimir began to attend school in Kutaisi. In 1906, after his father's death, the family moved to Moscow. There, the young Mayakovsky entered the fifth high school, where he met with students Bolsheviks.

In 1908, Vladimir throws high school and enters the RSDLP to pursue the revolutionary struggle. However, he later left the Party. Mayakovsky was repeatedly arrested. In 1909, in solitary confinement Butyrskaya he began to write poetry. From now on, his goal is to create a socialist art.

In 1911 he entered the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. That is where it is adjacent to a group of cubofuturists showing protest against the foundations of society. The first published poem, "The Night" appeared in 1912 in a futuristic book "Slap in the Face of Public Taste." For participation in the literary performances of the Futurists young poet was expelled from the school in 1914.

In 1915, he finished work on the poem "A Cloud in Trousers". The poem was a great success. Mayakovsky, who wanted to show his distaste for the outbreak of the 1st World War, anti-war lyrics writes: "My mother was killed by the Germans and evening", "I and Napoleon", the poem "War and Peace".

In 1923, the poet creates a poem, "About that." In 1925, Mayakovsky made a long journey abroad. He visited Havana, Mexico City, USA. During this trip he gave lectures and reading his poems.

In subsequent years, the poet actively collaborated with the "Izvestia", "Komsomolskaya Pravda". His works have appeared in the magazine "New World", "The Young Guard", "Spark". In addition, Mayakovsky wrote satirical plays — "The Bug" (1928), "Bath" (1929). Plays were staged in the theater .

During his artistic career as a poet has written many beautiful lyrical poems, many of which were dedicated to his beloved .

April 14 in 1930, Vladimir Mayakovsky committed suicide.