KORNILOV Boris( Poet)
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KORNILOV Boris Petrovich (1907 - 1938), poet.
Born on July 16 (29 NS) in the village of Nizhny Novgorod province Intercession in the family of rural teachers. Child and adolescent years were spent in the village of Djakovo, then in 1922 the family moved to the city of Semenov. Begins to write poetry, to which the family very seriously.
Becoming one of the first pioneers in Semenov, then the Pioneer and Komsomol activists, Kornilov began to write articles in the wall newspaper, to cooperate with the local youth theater "Blue shirt". Soon his poems were published in the Nizhny Novgorod newspaper. It decides its fate: the summer of 1925, Kornilov appeals the District Komsomol Committee with a request "to his secondment to the Institute of Journalism, or in any literary school". In late 1925 he left for Leningrad.
In group B. Sayanov, who works with the proletarian and students, "provincial poetry Kornilov admired. Begins his rapid ascent to the literary Olympus. Youth publications gladly publish his poems. A year later, he called the most talented poet litgruppy "Change". V. Sayanov personally edits the first collection of poems Kornilov - "Youth". But the poet of his "first book" will call a collection of poems 1931. In the same year he published a second book, "All my friends". Becoming a professional poet: participates in writers' teams (Azerbaijan, 1932), literary meetings (in Moscow, Minsk).
In 1932 he decided to write about the elimination of the kulaks, and he was immediately accused of "violent kulak propaganda". The appearance of the poem "Tripoli" (1933), dedicated to the memory of the Komsomol, killed in a kulak uprising, rescues him
. The success of "Songs of the counter" (1932), . most popular works Kornilov, . inspires him, . and he begins to write massive songs - "Song of the revolutionary Cossacks", . Oktiabrskaya, . "Internatsionalna, . song Athletes, . song Komsomol sailors,
In August 1934 at the Congress of Writers author of "Tripoli" proclaim the hope of Soviet poetry. Over the next year of his poems appear in "Izvestia" almost every week: he wrote a lot and easily. In 1935 wrote the poem "My Africa", highly valued by Romain Rolland. However, the works that appeared later ( "The Last Day of Kirov", "Home Land", "Samson"), talked about the crisis. He tried to keep up with time, but could not keep up either in poetry or in life (drunkenness and fights have become its curse). In 1936 he was expelled from the Writers' Union.
After the assassination of Kirov in Leningrad was the energetic work of cleaning of "hostile" elements. In 1937 he was arrested. Died Nov. 21, 1938. He was posthumously rehabilitated.