Semyon Lipkin Izrailevich( Poet, translator)
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Biography Semyon Lipkin Izrailevich
Semyon Lipkin Izrailevich (p. 1911), poet, translator.
Born on September 6 (19 NS) in Odessa in the family working. Child and adolescent years were spent in his native city, where he graduated from the school.
In 1929, he moved to Moscow, published his poems in newspapers and magazines. Since 1931 his works were no longer print. Having studied the Persian language, since 1934 engaged in literary translations from Oriental languages. In 1937 he graduated from Moscow Engineering-Economic Institute, but continued to engage in professional translation work.
. Lipkin is known as the translator of the best samples of national literature: he translated the Kalmyk epic "Jangar" (1940), . Kyrgyz epic "Manas" (1941), . Kabardian epic "Nart" (1951), . A. Navoi poem "Layla and Majnun" (1943) and "Seven planets" (1948), . poem Ferdowsi Sahnama (1955), . works M.Tursun-zadeh, . Aibek etc.,
. Lipkin owned military book of essays "Stalingrad ship" (1943), the story for children, explanations of folk tales - "The Adventure of the hero Shovshura" (1947), "Queen of the City of Darkness" (1961)
. After publishing a few poems in the Metropole, was sharply criticized the official authorities - out of the Writers' Union. In 1981 in the journal "Time and we (the U.S.) have been published poems Lipkin, then included in the collection" will ", published in the United States.
In 1983 was written first novel - "Decade". In 1984 came a collection of articles - "Nomadic fire" in 1986 - "Paintings and vote."
In 1986 S. Lipkin was reinstated in the Writers' Union. In 1989 published a collection of poems in different years "Lyra" and in 1990 - a collection of "Letters", . which included poetry and poems, . as well as the book "Life and Fate of Vasily Grossman; in 1991 - UHL, . blazing fire "(sketches and observations about M. and Shengeli) in 1995 -" The Second Road "(sketches and ideas on Soviet literature and literary life in the USSR) in the same year in Paris, published a book of poems and translations 1990 - 93 -" Before Sunset. ",