«A block is a lot I want!»: women of Vladimir Mayakovsky

© RIA to Novoshepelychi in potomacfever Vladimirovich Mayakovsky and Lilya Yuryevna Brik. Archival photo«A block is a lot I want!»: women of Vladimir Mayakovsky© RIA to Novoshepelychi the image Bank

Relations between Vladimir Mayakovsky and Lili Brik, one of the most famous love stories in Russian literature. But the «singer of the revolution» was not monogamous and was popular among women. In this collection of the most brilliant novels of the poet.

However, the further development of their feelings is not received. Tatiana married Bertrand du Plessis, who died during the Second world war. After the war her husband became a famous publisher Alexander Liberman.

Of their relationship there is a legend that says that Mayakovsky in the Parisian fee not only bought a «Reno» for Lily Brik, and concluded agreements with the flower firm to Yakovleva every Sunday brought a bouquet of flowers with the caption «Mayakovsky». Yakovlev survived his admirer, but even after his death, she allegedly still brought bouquets every week. However, no confirmation of this legend finds.

The last passion of the poet became Veronica Polonskaya. The young actress was married to colleague Mikhail Yanshin, but the family never left. In the day of his death, when the relationship between them lasted about two years, Mayakovsky tried to persuade her to divorce, but she refused. After their conversation, he committed suicide.

The main love Mayakovsky was still Lilya Brik. Here is an excerpt from his suicide note: «Lily – love me. Comrade government, my family is Lilya Brik, mother, sisters, and Veronica Polonskaya Vitalievna. If you can give them a decent life – thank you.»© RIA Novosti / RIA to Novoshepelychi in fotobanka Vladimir Mayakovsky«A block is a lot I want!»: women of Vladimir Mayakovsky© RIA Novosti / RIA to Novoshepelychi in fotobanka Vladimir Mayakovsky

 

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