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Elena Nikolaevna Nedei'skaia

Elena Nedei'skaia, USSR Poetess.

Background

  • Nedei'skaia, Elena was born in 1906.

  • Career

    • Left Russia during the Civil War with her parents. Grew up in Harbin (Kharbin), which was, in the 1920s- 40s, a unique free Russian city on Chinese soil. Became a well-known poetess, publishing her poems in local Russian newspapers.

      After the Communist take-over in China, moved with other Russian exiles to Australia. Continued to write poetry, and became the ‘Poetess of the Russian Harbin’.
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    Born 1906
    Died August 31, 1980
    (aged 74)
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