Bezymensky Alexander Ilyich( Poet)
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Biography Bezymensky Alexander Ilyich
(1898 - 1973)
Born on January 7 (19 NS) in Zhitomir. After graduating from high school in Vladimir, in 1916 entered the Kiev Commercial Institute. The outbreak of the revolution has completely changed his life the poet. He becomes an active participant in the events occurring in the country, one of the organizers of the first association of young people in Petrograd and Moscow, the editor of "Red Youth, the party and Komsomol workers at various positions. His poetic talent, he also gives to the Revolution. In 1918 in the periodical press appeared his first poem. Soon he publishes collections of poetry - "The October dawns" (1920) and "Towards the Sun" (1921).
In 1923 - 26 takes an active part in the activities of RAPP (Russia Association of Proletarian Writers), working in the "On Guard" (body RAPP). Bezymensky belonged to the Komsomol poets of the 1920's - many of his poems are devoted to the Komsomol (Young Guard, 1922; poem "Komsomoliya, 1924, etc.). "Young Guard", set to music, became the anthem of the Young Communist League.
In 1923 he left the post of editor of Red Youth and completely gave poetic creativity. In those years go such popular at the time of poetry as "a hat", "The boots", "How to smell life", etc., the poem "VI. Lenin, "" Felix "," war stories "and others. Bezymensky in his works has always responded to the hottest events in the country.
During World War II was in the Soviet Army as a correspondent, walking from Moscow to Prague, which ended the war. These years and events are reflected in the book of poems "Frontal Notebook".
In the postwar years continued literary work ( "The Ballad of the table," a cycle of satirical poems, poem, "Strong atom bomb", etc.). The lyrics, satire, epic, journalistic poetry - that is their musical legacy. Died A. Bezymensky in 1973.