Mikhail Nikolaevich Lebedev

Lebedev, Mikhail Nikolaevich

 

Born Oct. 10 (22), 1877, in the village of Mezhador, now in Sysol’skii Raion, Komi ASSR; died Mar. 5, 1951, in the village of Kortkeros, Komi ASSR. Soviet Komi poet; a founder of Soviet Komi literature. Son of a village clerk.

Before the October Revolution of 1917, Lebedev published several works of prose in Russian and poetry in the Komi language. He hailed the victory of the October Revolution with enthusiasm. The socialist transformation of Komi Krai is depicted in his postrevolutionary verses, poems, and musical comedies (Nastuk, 1928). Lebedev was a popular fabulist and lyric poet, and many of his poems became folk songs. He was awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor.

WORKS

Bərjəm gižədjas Syktyvkar, 1939.
Bərjəm gižədjas. Syktyvkar, 1959.

REFERENCES

Bezhev, A. A. Mikhail Nikolaevich Lebedev: Pamiatka chitateliu. Syktyvkar, 1956.
Komi sovetskie pisateli Syktyvkar, 1968.
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