BLACK Sasha( Poet)
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Biography BLACK Sasha
Black Sasha's real name - Alexander Glikberg (1880 - 1932), poet.
Born on October 1 (13 NS) in Odessa in the family of the pharmacist. Studied at St. Petersburg High School, from which he was expelled for academic failure. He served in the customs.
The first verses were published in 1904 in Zhitomir. In 1905 he moved to Petersburg, where he worked in progressive satirical magazines "spectator", "The Hammer", "Masks", etc..
For the first time under the pseudonym "Sasha Black" in 1905 under the political satire "Nonsense," which brought him fame and served as a pretext for closing the magazine "Spectator". The first collection of poems "Different motives, where along with the lyrics were political satire, was banned by the censor.
In 1906 - 1907 lives in Germany, listening to lectures at the University of Heidelberg. Returning to St. Petersburg for three years (1908 - 11) cooperates with the "Satyricon" (magazine of satire and humor), is the lead author, gets country-wide fame. "Having received the latest issue of the journal, the reader first of all looking at him poems Sasha Black. There was a student, a student, a doctor, a lawyer ... who would not know them by heart "(Chukovski).
After retiring from the "Satyricon", wrote for various newspapers and magazines, has written several children's books ( "Tuk-tuk", 1913 "Live ABC, 1914), translated the.
After the revolution, went to Vilna, where he wrote a cycle of poems for children. In 1920, from Kaunas emigrated, lived in Germany, released the third book of poems - "Thirst" (1923). He played mainly as a children's writer.
In recent years his work occupied a special place Prose ( "Soldier", published in 1933, "Fun Stories", 1928).
Sasha Black died in France, in the town of Lavandou, July 5, 1932.
Used materials kn.: Russian writers and poets. Brief Biographical Dictionary. Moscow, 2000
. GORKIY MED
. Love should be happy --
. This right love.
. Love must be beautiful --
. This is the wisdom of love.
. Where have you seen such love?
. Messrs clerks of the General Staff?
. On the stage, where the clean-shaven tenor,
. Clutching shirt glove
. Whips sweet cream
. Out of love, the nightingale and the moon?
. In the lyrical lines of poets,
. Where there is love rhymes with the blood
. And almost always hungry? ..
. The feet of a beautiful love
. I put this wretched wreath of sagebrush,
. Tearing me in her deserted
. Gardens ...