Balter Boris Isaakovich( Russian writer, translator, literary critic)
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Biography Balter Boris Isaakovich
Balter, Boris Isaakovich (1919-1974), Russian writer, translator, literary critic. Born July 6, 1919 in Samarkand.
From 1931 he lived in g.Orehov Zaporozhye region., Then in Evpatoria, where after graduating from high school in 1936 was sent to the Leningrad Red Banner Infantry School. Participated in the Soviet-Finnish and 1939-1940 Great Patriotic War, from 1943 a member of the CPSU (in 1968 excluded after signing a letter in support of human rights defenders B. Galanskov and A. Ginsburg). In 1945-1946 - a student of the Military Academy. Frunze (dismissed by the disease).
In 1948-1953 he studied at the Literary Institute. Gorky the seminar K. Paustovskiy, after which a few years led the literary department Khakas Institute of Language, Literature and History in Abakan. In 1952 in the anthology 'Vladimir' published a story about the beginning of the war the first few days, which gave the name of his first collection of prose (1953). The result of careful study of history and folklore khakasov were published in translation and literary adaptation Balter collections "Khakass Fairy Tales" (1955, . republished in 1986 in Abakan, with a foreword by Balter) and "Singing Teahouse" (1958), . historical stories about the past Khakas people "Steppe mounds" (1955) and "What are silent stones" (1964),
. In 1964, based on a story "Goodbye, boys," Balter co-authored with V. Tokarev issued the same name of the lyrical drama, and (co-authored with M. Calico) scenario similar film (the story is also translated into French and some others. languages). Until early death (which Balter premonition in his autobiographical novel, referring to the weary heart, 'faltering' at night), the writer managed to publish in the journal 'Youth' (1965,? 10) story "Passing". As published in 1991 a collection of works published as a play Balter "And our yard ...", stories" Opening "," Unexpected Day ".
Balter lot of translation from Uzbek and Tajik languages, acted as editor of poetry. From literary-critical and analytical articles.
Balter died in Moscow on June 8, 1974.