Ol'ga Berggol'ts

Philip Bullock discusses the life and work of Soviet Russian poet Ol'ga Berggol'ts (1910-75) who is remembered not only for some of the loveliest Russian lyric poetry of the 20th century but also for the inspiring and historic radio broadcasts she made during the Siege of Leningrad, which gave hope and comfort to the city's desperate inhabitants.

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