DUDIN Mikhail( Translator)
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Biography DUDIN Mikhail
Born on 20 November in the village Klevnevo Ivanovo region into a peasant family. Rhode Dudin - kind of buffoons, roving artists and poets, and probably, it determined his vocation. Educated young peasants to agronomist, agronomist, but he did not come from. He graduated from the Ivanovo textile-school, received a Special Assistant to the weaving masters, but also did not become a weaver. Began writing poetry early in 1934.
In the 18 years called for in the army, studying at the regimental school, junior commanders, but did not have time to finish it. A war with Finland. He sent to the front (1939 - 40). Creativity was his "salvation with fear and savagery". The first book of poems "Downpour" came out in Ivanovo in 1940.
From May 1940 to December 2, 1941 is in the garrison of the peninsula Gangut (Russian name of the peninsula of Hanko), heroically defended by the Finnish Army. In December, the garrison was evacuated to Kronstadt. The outbreak of World War II finds Dudina in Leningrad, where he had to go through the beginning of the blockade. Later works in front newspapers.
During the war years came compilations "flask" (1943), "Fire on the crossroad" (1944). In the postwar years, publishes: "Call me a Communist" (1950), "Bridges. Lyrics from Europe "(1958)," Demand "(1963).
In the 1970's many works successfully, a book of poems with some regularity: "thistles", "Poems," "Milestones," "A ball" and others. In the 19 / 7 published a book of essays - "The right of responsibility".
Many converts from the Georgian, Bashkir, Balkar, Latvian (Collection "5 sisters and 32 brothers - all together. My Anthology ", 1965). In 1986 published a book of poems, and poems "Songs of my time".
In 1987 - the poem "Seeds" in 1989 - a book of poems ends with the twentieth century "and the book, published in Yerevan -" Promised Land "(Initiation. Translations. Opinion. Poems) in 1991 - poetry and the poem "Fate", in 1995 - "Dear blood on the road to God" (verses 1986 - 93). Dudin lives and works in St. Petersburg.