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Iurii Matveevich Ioffe

Iurii Ioffe, USSR Poet.

Background

  • Ioffe, Iurii was born in 1921 in Khar’kov.

  • Career

    • Teacher of mathematics. Involved in the human rights movement. His poems circulated in samizdat in the 1960s.

      Emigrated, 1972. Lives in West Germany. Many books of his poetry have been published in the West.
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    Born 1921
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