Yuri Vitbichi( Famous Belarusian writer.)
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Biography Yuri Vitbichi
Other aliases: Kryzhanich Ales, Stukalich Yuri; real name and the name - George A. Shcherbakov
(2.VI.1905, g.Velizh - 4.I.1975, g.Saut River, USA)
Born in the family priest and a teacher. After graduating from high school and enrolled in school Velizhskoy Vitebsk Pedagogical College. Because of their social background was unable to fulfill the dream of youth and become a teacher. To earn the right to enter the university in 1922. going to Moscow, where he worked on construction sites. After serving in the Red Army, uctroilsya working on a military chemical plant. Also in the capital, began to engage in literary activities. His first publication, "the miller's hand" appeared in 1929. At the time of the accident at the plant in 1932. became disabled. Withdrawing from the factory, moves to Velizh, where about 2 years. In 1932, Mr.. Minsk out of his first book "Death of Irma Layming" in 1937. - Second: "The formula of the resistance of bones". By this time. already living in Vitebsk. Member of the joint venture with the BSSR 1939. In the war deliberately with his family remains in Vitebsk, a journalist, is printed in the Belarusian newspaper "," Belarusian worker "(Minsk)," RANITSA "(Berlin)," New Way "(Smolensk), decisively and uncompromisingly opposed to Bolshevism. During the occupation publishes two books: "The national shrine" and "Velizhskie rebels". In 1944, together with his family travels to Germany, edits the journal Shypshyna "(1946-50) and" ring the bells of St. Sophia (1946-47). Since 1950 lives in the U.S.. In 1956 in Munich, published the book "It flows from the holy mountain Neman". In his last years a lot of attention paid journalism, is printed in the daily newspaper "New Russian Word" (New York).
Literature: Sachanka B. Belaruskaya emigratsyya: Facts i merkavanni / Maladosts, 1988. -? 11; Vasileuski S. Constanta Yurki Vitsbicha / Nasha Niva (Vilnius), 1994. -? 4.