Nikolai Aizman

Aizman, Nikolai Spiridonovich

 

Born Dec. 2 (15), 1905, in the village Al’geshevo, Cheboskary District; died July 17, 1967. Soviet Chuvash playwright. Honored Artist of the Chuvash ASSR; also an actor.

Aizman’s first play, Village in the Willows, was published in 1929. His comedies of manners, including The Chest Has a Lid, Too (1936), If Not the Horse, Then the Shafts (1939), Dark-eyed Girl Friend (1950; written with S. Pavlov), and Marry Ivan (1956), depict life in kolkhoz villages.

WORKS

Vis’ěp’esa. Shupashkar, 1957.
P’esäsem. Shupashkar, 1959.

REFERENCES

Sirotkin, M. Ia. Ocherk istorii chuvashkoi sovetskoi literatury. Cheboksary, 1956.
Krasnov, I. “Nikolai Aizman—chávashla pallä dramaturgě.” In Tävan Atäl , 1959, no. 1.
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