Tuesday, November 29, 2011

'Little Sparrow' Dies.

Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva died on 22 November in the USA.

She had an amazing life, forever trying to escape from the shadow of the great dictator and never quite being able to.

Without any connection to her at all, this beautiful song, Aderyn Llwyd (Sparrow) by Mary Hopkin sprang into my memory (she recorded it in English too, listen on the Russian Tetradki):

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