Yashin Alexander Yakovlevich( Poet, writer)
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Biography Yashin Alexander Yakovlevich
Yashin (real name - Popov) Alexander Yakovlevich (1913 - 1968), poet, novelist.
Born on March 14 (27 NS) in the village Bludnovo Vologda region into a peasant family.
In 1931 he graduated from the Pedagogical College in Nikolsk, a teacher in the village, read a lot, wrote poetry, worked in the Vologda and Arkhangelsk newspapers began to publish in 1928. The first collection of poems "Songs of the North" was released in 1934 in Arkhangelsk.
Since 1935 he lived in Moscow, where in 1938 published a book of poems "Severyanka". In 1941 he graduated from the Literary Institute. M. Gorky.
In the war years spent as a volunteer at the front and as a war correspondent and a political worker involved in the defense of Leningrad and Staligrada, in the liberation of the Crimea. In 1942 - 43 published collections of his poems "The Baltic Sea was" and "City of Anger".
In the postwar years many travels around the country: trips to the North, to the Altai, the construction of hydropower plants, the virgin lands. Impressions from what he saw reflected in the collections of poems "Countrymen" (1946), "Soviet man" (1951), in his poem "Alena Fomina (1949).
In 1960, his poetical collection "barefoot on the earth", "Day of Creation," "Insomnia".
Peru Yashin owns such prose works: the novel "Orphan" (1962) and "Vologda Wedding" (1965), stories "treat rowan" (1965), etc..
Many of the works left incomplete. Posthumously, in 1972, came out two volumes of "Selected Works" A. Yashin.
Died June 11, 1968 in Moscow. Buried in Bludnove.