Kazakevich Emmanuel Genrikhovich( Writer)
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Biography Kazakevich Emmanuel Genrikhovich
(1913 - 1962)
Born on February 11 (24 NS) in Kremenchug in a teacher's family, later - journalist. After seven years of school and engineering college in Kharkov (1930), went to Birobidzhan. There he began his labor activity. He changed a lot of professions: a kultinstruktorom, . chief of construction of the Palace of Culture, . kolkhoz chairman, . Director of the Drama Theater, . Chairman of the Regional Radio Committee, . head of the literary section of the newspaper "Birobidzhan Star,
. At the same time engaged in literary work, working in newspapers and magazines in the Far Eastern region.
In 1938 he moved to Moscow, where he engaged in literary work. Although Kazakevich was removed from the military registration because of myopia, but when the war began, voluntarily went to the front, worked his way from an ordinary soldier of the Moscow militia to the assistant chief of intelligence of one of the armies, storming Berlin.
In 1946 he was discharged from the army of illness, returned to Moscow and resumed the war interrupted literary work. In the same year wrote the famous novel "Star" in 1948 - story "Two in the wilderness" in 1949 - a novel about the last stage of the war "Spring on the Oder, on which he worked for two years.
One and a half years living in one of the farms in Vladimir region, where he wrote the novel "Heart Friend" and beginning a great novel "The House on the Square", published in 1956. In 1961, write the story "In the light of day" and the novel "The Blue Notebook". Very demanding of themselves, Kazakevich throughout his creative life experienced frustration and dissatisfaction with himself, but that they were written, always well received by readers.
September 24, 1962 at the age of 49 years, E. Kazakevich died in Moscow.
Used materials kn.: Russian writers and poets. Brief Biographical Dictionary. Moscow, 2000.
Kazakevich Emmanuel Genrikhovich (11.2.1913, Kremenchug - 22.9.1962. Moscow), writer, twice winner of the Stalin Prize (1948, 1950). In 1930-ies. on Soviet work in Birobidzhan. Since mid-1930. published poems in Yiddish. Later, it was before. farm, a theater director, journalist. Member of the Great Patriotic War, pom. early. Army Intelligence. In 1944 joined the Communist Party (b). Author of novels and stories about the Great Patriotic War and the post-war life, which raises "questions of socialist humanism": "Star" (1947), "Two in the wilderness" (1948), "Spring on the Oder" (1949). After the death of I.V. Stalin's popularity quickly began to fall. K. tried to regain his position of authority, writing in 1961 story "The Blue Notebook", which created a highly romanticized and embellished in the spirit of Soviet propaganda image of the VI. Lenin. For a long time Kazakevich works included in the school curriculum, then moved into the category of home reading, and later dropped from the program altogether.