Vladimir Skobtsov - Songs about The Master and Margarita

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Vladimir Skobtsov

Vladimir Skobtsov (°Donetsk, 11/10/1959) is a poet, song writer, artist and singer from Donetsk, Ukraine, where, as he said himself, he also died in 1974 as the result of an unhappy love affair. He must not have suffered much from it though, because he got a degree in History at the State University of Donetsk in 1985.

But - again as he said himself - he didn't succeed in starting a socially productive career after that. That's why Vladimir Skonstov started playing the guitar and singing songs. In 1985, when Mikhail Bulgakov was still on the black list in the Soviet Union, he made the cyclus Зонги к Мастеру и Маргарите (Zongi k Masteru i Margerite) or Songs about The Master and Margarita.