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Karlis Skal’be

Karlis Skal’be, USSR Author.

Background

  • Skal’be, Karlis was born on November 7, 1879.

  • Career

    • One of the major Latvian poets and writers. Worker, teacher, later journalist. First work published in 1896.

      At first wrote poetry: Mechty Uznika 1902. Kogda Iabtoni Tsvetut, 1904. Serdtse i So/ntse, 1911.

      Vechernie Ogni, 1927. Became known for his fairy-tales. In 1944, emigrated and settled in Sweden.
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    Born November 7, 1879
    Died April 14, 1945
    (aged 65)
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