Vladimir Lantsberg

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Vladimir Isaakovich Lantsberg (Russian: Влади́мир Исаа́кович Ла́нцберг) (1948–2005) was a Russian poet, songwriter, bard, and teacher. Vladimir Lantsberg was born on June 22, 1948 in the city of Saratov. In 1971, he graduated from Saratov Polytechnical Institute. He worked as a mechanical engineer until 1979, when he moved to Tuapse. Lantsberg held many jobs—a video game machine engineer, a lab manager in a school, a musician in a resort, etc. Additionally, he was a guitar player who wrote and performed his own songs. Lantsberg became a laureate of many KSP festivals, including four times laureate of the Grushinsky festival. He published several audiotapes, compact disks, and books with poetry and songs.

Lantsberg died on September 29, 2005 in Nuremberg after prolonged illness.