Velimir Khlebnikov

Хлебников, Велимир

Poet

Born Malye Derbety (Astrakhan), 9 November 1885

Died Santalovo (Krestetskii), 28 June 1922

 

Velimir (Viktor Vladimirovich) Khlebnikov studied biology in Kazan and St. Petersburg, but quit school to become a full-time writer. He joined the Hylaea group founded by Burliuk and became the most influential poet of the Russian futurist movement. He is considered the most significant Russian poet of the 20th century.

 

1920

 

1925, 1928

 

 

1962

 

1972, 1975

 

 

1985-86

   

 

1990-91

   

 

1997

 

2005