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 Ilya Lvovich Frenkel

Ilya Lvovich Frenkel

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Death 2 Mar 1994 (aged 90)
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 101361777 · View Source
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Soviet poet, author of the song "Let's have a smoke," the Russian text anthem Comintern and other Soviet songs. He was born in the town Medzhibozh Podolsk province of the Russian Empire (now - the town of Khmelnitsky region, Ukraine). Early years spent in Kurgan province of Tobolsk, where his parents were deported. Studied at Vkhutemas, where he worked as an correspondent for the newspaper, the editor of the publishing house "Young Guards", debuted in print in 1920. His first collection of poems by Frenkel was "Song and Verse" received the blessing of Edward Bagritsky released in 1935 and was seen by the best poets of the time. He was noticed Aseev, Prokofiev and Pasternak. He fought throughout the Great Patriotic War and wrote many poems about the war, one of the most famous - "Let us light up." During World War II, he was special correspondent front of the newspaper "For the honor of the motherland." In June 1942 he was awarded the Order of the Red Star, and in October 1943 - the Order of the Red Banner.In the preface to one of his many books of poetry, he said that "in the verse to live the same life, which forms the poet as citizen. And as you can only help yourself looking for a poet. "Konstantin Simonov, spoke of his poems: "It happens - the poems as if hushed, and force them into genuine, real, not susceptible to wear." He was also engaged in poetic translations (in particular, from the Polish language). Also known as an author of poetic works by surzhik (unpublished). In 1984 he published an autobiographical novel Frenkel "River of Time," in which the author says "the time and about himself."


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101361777
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ilya Lvovich Frenkel (9 Oct 1903–2 Mar 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101361777, citing Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .