IVANOV Georgi( Poet, writer)
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Biography IVANOV Georgi
(1894 - 1958)
Born on October 29 (November 10, NS) in the province of Kovno in the impoverished noble family with military traditions. Early years were in the estate Studenki, on the border with Poland. Primary education received at home, then studied at the Second Cadet Corps. It began to write poetry. In 1910 he graduated from the cadet corps, began to print in different editions: in the magazines "Apollo", "Contemporary", etc..
In 1912, Ivanov takes Acmeist "Poets' Guild", participates in all meetings, clubs, publications, acts as a literary critic Acmeist directions. In 1912 he published the first book of poems - "Departure to the island Tsiteru". Influenced by M. Kuzmin. This was followed by collections of poems: "Border" (1914), "Monument of Glory" (1915), "Heather" (1916), "Gardens" (1921), "Lamp" (1922).
Autumn of 1922 Ivanov went abroad on a mission to compile the repertoire of state theaters. Not be returned to Soviet Russia, stayed in Berlin with his wife, the poet I. Odoevtsevoy. In 1923 they settled in France, in Paris. A few years does not write poems, undergoing a period of "reflection and accumulation of Music". In 1927 participates in society "green light" that has developed around Merezhkovskys, as its permanent chairman. Published in various editions of emigration - "New Home", "Numbers", "Circle", etc.. In 1930 published a collection of poems "Roses", which sounds "new voice" of the poet - lyrical, simple.
In the years of exile and serves as a writer: memoirs "St. Petersburg Winter" (1928, Paris), "Third Rome" (1929, unfinished novel). In 1938 - the lyrical prose of "The disintegration of the atom" (1938, Paris). In 1949 - 50 - a series of critical articles.
In 1943 - 46 lives in Biarritz in poverty, almost in poverty,. In 1953, settled in a nursing home in the high priest, in the south of France. Here Ivanov dies.
On the centenary of the birth in 1995 in Moscow released a compilation "Mirror floor" (Favorites), which included doemigrantskie poems and lyrics 1922 - 58.