Date of Birth: 04/13/1935
Place of birth: Moscow
A specialist in the field of classical philology, ancient history, poetics and the general theory of translation, senior researcher at the Institute of Humanitarian Studies higher. Areas of his research - versification, general poetics, theory and practice of translation, Latin poetry, Russian poetry (especially the twentieth century). MihailGasparov - Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (11 iyunya1992 year), winner of the State Prize of Russia (1995), author of numerous works on ancient literature, poetics and prosody, teaches at the Russian State University for the Humanities. Widely known his work "Ancient literary fable" (1971), "The modern Russian verse metrics and rhythm." (1974); He wrote a best-selling book "Entertaining Greece. Tales of the Greek culture." In 1997, the book "Selected Articles" received a Minor Ave emiyu Bukera- for his significant contribution to the history of philosophy and cultural studies on Russian literature. Award of Andrei Bely in 1999 was marked aroused great interest among readers work M.L.Gasparova `notes and statements, "which was published in the magazine" New Literary Review "- a bizarre fusion of diary notes, memoirs and literary-critical essays.