Aleksandrovich, Andrei Ivanovich

Aleksandrovich, Andrei Ivanovich

 

Born Jan. 9 (22), 1906, in Minsk; died Jan. 6, 1963, at Kubinka Station, Moscow Oblast. Soviet Byelorussian poet, published since 1921. Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR (1936). Member of the CPSU from 1930. Graduated from the University of Byelorussia (1930).

Aleksandrovich was the author of several collections of poems, including On the Byelorussian Road (1925), Prozolot’ (1926), On the Run (1927), The Factory of Death (1929), The Push (1934), and Armed Songs (1936). His poetry is inspired by sentiments of civic duty and revolutionary pathos. He wrote for children as well as adults.

WORKS

Vybranae, 1921–1956. Minsk, 1958.
Zbor tvorau (in 2 vols.), vol. 1. Minsk, 1963.
In Russian translation:
Stikhi. Moscow, 1932.
Solntse i pesnia. Moscow, 1936.
Schastlivaia doroga. Smolensk, 1935.
Topoli i sosny. Moscow-Leningrad, 1966.

REFERENCES

Salavei, L. “Vyprabavanne chasam.” Polymia, 1958, no. 8.
Zvonak, A. “Andrei Aleksandrovich.” Polymia, 1966, no. 2.
Pis’menniki Savetskai Belarusi. Minsk, 1959.
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