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30/05/1960 Novelist and poet Boris Pasternak dies

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I funerali di Boris Pasternak

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"Doctor Zhivago": Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak died of lung cancer in his dacha in Peredelkino. Shortly before his death, a priest of the Russian Orthodox Church had given Pasternak the last rites. Later, in the strictest secrecy, a Russian Orthodox funeral liturgy, or Panikhida, was offered in the family's dacha.
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