Sosnora Viktor( poet, prose writer.)
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Biography Sosnora Viktor
Born April 28, 1936 in Alupka. The war caught Sosnoru in Leningrad, where he went at the beginning of the blockade. Was the "son of regiment", connected as a partisan in the Kuban and the "son of the Polish Army" in Rokossovskogo, where his father (before the war, a former acrobat-equilibrists Leningrad Circus), a corps commander. Passed with troops from Leningrad to Frankfurt-am-Rhein. School days spent in Warsaw, Leningrad, Arkhangelsk, Makhachkala, and in Lviv.
Engaged in addition, in sports schools - Skiing (master of sport of ski-jumping), fencing, boxing, football.
He studied at the School of Music and at the Lviv Institute of Applied Arts (not finished).
He served in the Army (1955-1958), was the gunner on the antiaircraft guns, artillery mortar units calculator.
After the Army, worked in a factory as a fitter, electrician on Nevsky engineering plant and simultaneously studied at the correspondence department of the Faculty of Philosophy LSU (diploma not written).
In 1958 he published his first poem Sosnory, and in 1962 he published a collection of poems "The January rain" with a foreword by H. Aseeva (Sosnora he dedicated his next book "Triptych", 1965).
Twenty years is not published in the USSR.
Shifted Catullus, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Poe, Aragon, Allen Ginsberg.
Thirty years of supervised literary studio Youth in Leningrad.
Has published eight collections of poems and two books of prose (short story collection "The Flying Dutchman, 1979, and the novel House of Day, 1990). In addition, the publishing house "Ardis" (USA) came out that "Favorites", and published by "sowing" (Germany) - Volume prose.
Slavic folklore. Lectured at the New University of Paris (Vincennes), taught in Wroclaw.
Books of poetry and prose, translated in the United States, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, France and others.
Schedule and designer of his books.
Member of the Writers' Union, member of the Academy of Russian verse in Moscow. Winner Prize. Apollon Grigoryev for a book of poems "Where poshelN and where oknoN."