- Associated Press - Sunday, February 2, 2014

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Conductor and pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn (sol-zhuh-NEET’-suhn) will be in Brattleboro to discuss the writing of his father, former exiled Soviet dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and their family’s life in the small Vermont town of Cavendish.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn lived in Cavendish from 1977 to 1994 and died in Russia in 2008.

Ignat Solzhenitsyn will give a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series.

His talk, “Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Writing the Red Wheel in Vermont,” is free and open to the public.

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