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Monument to V.Vysotsky (Vladimir Vysotsky Monument) description and photo - Montenegro: Podgorica. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. Title in English - Vladimir Vysotsky Monument.
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Vladimir Vysotsky's fame extends far beyond the former Soviet republics. A number of cities, in which the composer, performer and actor have ever visited with a concert or performance, also immortalized this significant fact of their history with a memorial plaque or monument to Vysotsky. This peculiar cultural and historical tradition was not spared in Montenegro, where Vladimir Semyonovich visited twice: in 1974 on the set of the film, and in 1975 his trip to Montenegro was associated with the tour of the Taganka theater. It should be noted that in the 70s of the twentieth century, Podgorica was still the Yugoslav Titograd.
The monument to Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky was solemnly opened in 2004. It is located on the bank of the Moraca River, there are two bridges nearby - Moskovsky and Millennium. The unveiling of the monument was attended by Nikita Vysotsky, the singer's son, and Miomir Mugoshin, the mayor of Podgorica.
The author of the five-meter sculpture is Alexander Taratynov, who, by the way, also specially commissioned the Montenegrin authorities to create a monument to Pushkin in Podgorica. The artist depicted Vysotsky with a guitar in his hands, without which, perhaps, it is impossible to imagine him.
On closer inspection, you can read the inscription carved in two languages, which is a part of Vysotsky's large poem, which the poet dedicated to Montenegro. From the entire text for the monument, a quatrain was chosen that best reveals the attitude of Vladimir Semyonovich to the Montenegrin land:
One birth is not enough for me,
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