Mayakovsky Meets David Berliuk

The Futurists Berliuk and Mayakovsky in 1914.

An excerpt from Wiktor Woroszylski’s Life of Mayakovsky (1970), in which Mayakovsky meets Berliuk for the first time and also composes his first poem. The setting is Moscow, 1911, at the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, where they have both just been admitted as students.

Mayakovsky Meets David Berliuk (3:33), Diamond Bay Radio, Jan 2008