St. PETERSBURG, 8 Feb – RIA Novosti. The monument to Dovlatov, disassembled for rework after the opening ceremony, returned to the place of installation in Petersburg, told RIA Novosti one of the initiators of the monument, the General Director of TV channel “Saint Petersburg”, adviser to the Governor Sergei Boyarsky.
Sculptural composition dedicated to the memory of writer Sergey Dovlatov opened on 4 September in St. Petersburg, was dismantled for improvement. A memorable composition in the form of bronze figures of Sergei Dovlatov height of 2.2 meters, standing in the doorway of the open door, decided to establish on the sidewalk at the front of the building on Rubinsteina street, 23, on the left side which in 2007 was placed a plaque.
“The monument to Dovlatov returned to the scene, he’s all right,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
Dovlatov was born on 3 September 1941 in Ufa. From 1944 before emigrating in 1978, the year he lived mainly in Leningrad. In 1980 in new York, Dovlatov has become one of the founders of the Russian weekly newspaper “New American”. For 12 years of his life in exile, he published 12 books which have been translated into most European languages and Japanese and Chinese. The most famous works of the writer were “Area”, “Suitcase”, “Reserve” and “Compromise”. Dovlatov died on August 24, 1990 in new York city of heart failure.