Biography of Eduard Asadov
Childhood and family of Eduard AsadovIn the family of teachers in the town of Mary (until 1937 - Merv) a boy was born, who was named Edward. These were difficult years of civil war. His father among many fought. In 1929, his father died, and his mother, with six-year-old Edward, went to her relatives in Sverdlovsk. The boy went to school there, was a pioneer, and in high school became a member of the Komsomol. He wrote his first poems at the age of eight.
In 1938, a mother who was a teacher from God was invited to work in the capital. The last classes Edward studied at a Moscow school, from which he graduated in 1941. He was faced with a choice of where to go to study - to a literary institute or to a theater school. But all plans were violated by the outbreak of war.
Edward Asadov during the warEdward, by his very nature, never stood aside, so the very next day he was a volunteer among the Komsomol members. First, he underwent a monthly training, and then got into a small unit with a special weapon, which later became known as “Katyusha”. The young man was the gunner.
Eduard Asad in his youth went without a bandage
How blind is Eduard Asadov?In 1943, Edward was already a lieutenant and went to the Ukrainian front, after some time he became a battalion commander. The battle of Sevastopol, which took place in May 1944, was fatal for Edward. His battery was completely destroyed during the battle, but there was a supply of ammunition. Desperate and courageous, Asadov decided to take these ammunition by car to the neighboring part. I had to go through an open and well-shelled area. Edward's act could be called reckless, however, thanks to the courage of the young man and the stock of ammunition, a turning point in the battle became possible. But for Asadov, this act became fatal.
The shell exploded near the machine mortally wounded him, a fragment of the skull was demolished. As the doctors later said, he should have died a few minutes after being wounded. The wounded Asadov managed to deliver the ammunition and only then lost consciousness for a long time.
Edward Asadov - I will love you
As the poet later recalled, at that time he did not want to live, he did not see the goal. But as time went on, he continued to write and decided to live in the name of love and poetry, which he composed for people.
Poems by Eduard Asadov after the warEdward began to write a lot. These were poems about life, about love, about animals, about nature and about war. In 1946, Asad became a student at a literary institute, who was able to graduate with honors. Two years later, one of the issues of Ogonyok came out with printed verses of a young poet. This day Edward Arkadyevich recalled how one of the happiest for himself.
In 1951 the first collection of poems was published by the poet. He was becoming famous. By this time, Asadov was already a member of the Writers Union. His popularity grew, and with it the number of letters he received from readers grew.
Edward Asadov. Offensive love
Asadov drew inspiration for further work from the letters of his readers and the notes he received during literary meetings. The human stories told in them formed the basis of his new works.
Edward Arkadyevich released about sixty collections of poetry. The writer has always had a keen sense of justice. In his poems one can feel the vital truth and the uniqueness of intonations.
The main theme of his work - Homeland, courage and loyalty. Asadov was a life-affirming poet, in whose works the charge of love for life was felt. Poems were translated into many languages - Tatar, Ukrainian, Estonian and Armenian, etc.
Eduard Asadov's personal lifeWhen the poet was wounded in the hospital after the war, he was visited by familiar girls. For the year six of them offered to marry Edward. This gave the young man a strong spiritual charge, he believed that he had a future. One of these six girls became the wife of a budding poet.However, the marriage soon fell apart, the girl fell in love with another.
Edward Asadov buried in Moscow next to his mother and wife
All his life after leaving the hospital, the poet wore a black band on his face that covered the eye area.