Mikhail Vasilievich Isakovsky

Mikhail Vasilievich Isakovsky

Birth
Death 20 Jul 1973 (aged 73)
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 100326504 · View Source
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Soviet poet and Winner of two Stalin Prizes first degree (1943, 1949). Hero of Socialist Labor (1970). A member of the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik) from 1918. The local priest taught him to read and write. Later he studied for 2 years in high school. The first poem -"Please Soldier" - was published back in 1914 in the all-Russian newspaper "Virgin Soil". In 1918 joined the Russian Communist Party (Bolshevik). In 1921-1931 he worked in the Smolensk newspapers. In 1931 he moved to Moscow. Many of the poems set to music. The most famous was "Katyusha" and "enemies of burned native hut "(by M. I. Blanter), "In the forest near the front", "Flying birds of passage", "Lonely accordion" and others. In "Kuban Cossacks" to music by J.O. Dunaevskogo sounded his song "What were you so you remained" and "Oh, viburnum blooms." In 1927 comes the first collection of poems of the poet "Wire in the straw," which like Maxim Gorky. His songs were performed by the chorus of Pyatnitsky. The most famous of them: "Along the Village", "Parting", "Who knows."


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100326504
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mikhail Vasilievich Isakovsky (19 Jan 1900–20 Jul 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100326504, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .