Poems and Songs of Vladimir Vysotsky. The Criminal Code.

Commentary to the song “He, Who Was with Her Before”.

This song calls to mind what is written in the eleventh chapter of the Book of Revelation.

The song was performed in the play of the Taganka Theater “The Neighborhood” (1963).

The presented text is adapted from Stanley Altshuller, Andrey Kneller and George To­ka­rev’s translations.

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