Shatirian, Mikhail Aleksandrovich
Born Feb. 14 (27), 1916, in Tbilisi. Soviet Armenian writer. Member of the CPSU since 1940.
Shatirian, who graduated from the Moscow Library Institute in 1939, took part in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–15. His work was first published in 1942. He wrote the novel Soldiers (1955; Russian translation, 1958), the historical novella on a revolutionary theme The Spring Came Again (1960), and the novel The Tale of the Palm (1967; Russian translation, 1971), which deals with the 26 Baku Commissars. Shatirian has been awarded three orders and various medals.
WORKS[Shat’iryan, M.] P’ordzut’yun piesneri zhoghovatsu. Yerevan, 1948.
In Russian translation:
Gnev zemli rodnoi: Roman. Moscow, 1963.
Muzykantskaia komanda. Moscow, 1970.