Kilchichakov, Mikhail

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Kil’chichakov, Mikhail Eremeevich


Born Nov. 21, 1919, in the ulus (Tatar settlement) of Mannygas, Askiz Raion, Khakass AO. Soviet Khakass playwright and poet. Member of the CPSU since 1944.

Kil’chichakov graduated from the M. Gorky Institute of Literature in 1953. His comedy Bear Ravine (1956), which describes postwar life in a Khakass village, brought him fame. He wrote the drama Why the Leaves Turn Yellow (1961), several collections of verse in Khakass (The Pulsing Blood, 1962; Traces That Remained in the Heart, 1964), and collections of poems in Russian. Kil’chichakov has been awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor and various medals.


P’esalar. Abakan, 1961.
In Russian translation:
P’esy. Moscow, 1958.
Liven’: Stikhi Abakan, 1960.


Romanenko, D. “Mikhail Kil’chichakov.” In his book U moguchikh istokov. Moscow, 1963.
Antoshin, K. F. Zhizn’ molodoi literatury. Krasnoiarsk, 1967.
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