Alga, Aleksandr Egorovich

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Alga, Aleksandr Egorovich

 

Born Nov. 27, 1913, in the village Koshki-Novo-Timbaevo, Tetiushi Raion, Tatar ASSR. Soviet Chuvash poet. Member of the CPSU since 1943.

Alga was graduated from the Cheboksary Pedagogical Institute in 1938 and became a teacher. His first collection of poetry, Sunny Morn, was published in 1940. The anthologies In the Homeland (1952) and Volga Waves (1957) appeared in the postwar years. Alga writes for children.

WORKS

Pirěn väkhatra: Poemäsem. Shupashkar, 1956.
S’uläm vityor s’ulvïrtat’. Shupashkar, 1966.
In Russian translation:
Moidruz’ia. Cheboksary, 1950.
Viazy da berezy. Cheboksary, 1965.

REFERENCES

Mitta, V. “Pumäs’ chänläkhě.” In Chänläkhpa ästaläkhtän. Shupashkar, 1958.
Chuvashskie pisateli. Bibliograficheskii spravochnik. Cheboksary, 1964.

M. IA. SIROTKIN

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