TEFFI Nadezhda( Writer)
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Biography TEFFI Nadezhda
Teff (real name - Lokhvitskaya) Nadezhda (1872 - 1952), writer.
Born May 9 (21 NS) in the parent's estate in the province of Volhynia in the professor's aristocratic family. Received an excellent education at home.
Were published in 1901, and in the very first literary experiments emerged the main features of her talent: "loved to draw cartoons and write a satirical poem".
In 1905 - 07 worked in a variety of satirical magazines and newspapers, publishing poems, humorous stories, satires, which enjoyed great popularity among the general reader.
In 1908, with the inception Averchenko magazine "Satyricon", Teffi is with Sasha Black contributor. In addition, a regular contributor to newspapers, Stock Exchange News "and" The Russian word "and other publications.
In 1910 he went two volumes of humorous stories "Teffi, enjoyed great success with readers and a positive response in the press. This was followed by collections "and it was so ..." (1912), "Smoke without fire" (1914); "non-living animal" (1916). She wrote and critical articles, and plays.
October Revolution had not taken and in 1920 emigrated, settling in Paris. She has worked in newspapers "Latest News", "Rebirth", performed with feuilletons exposing the futility of existence of emigrants: "Our overseas" and "Re-fer?". Kuprin, tsenivshy talent Teffi, said inherent "the probity of the Russian language, ease and variety of speech".
Teffi not expressed hostility to the Soviet Union, but never returned home. Recent years spent in destitution and loneliness. Died Oct. 6, 1952 in Paris.