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Pavel Grigorevicb ANTOKOLSKY

Pavel ANTOKOLSKY, Russ, poet and stage producer; board member, USSR Union of Writers. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; Stalin Prize, 1946. Member, Communist Party, since 1943.

Background

  • ANTOKOLSKY, Pavel was born in 1896 in St. Petersburg.

  • Education

    • 1915-1917 studied at Law Faculty, Moscow University, and at Ye. V. Vakhtangov’s Theatrical Studio.

    Career

    • 1917-1918 worked for militia and Housing Department, Moscow Soviet, then at National Arts Theater. J. 1918 at various Moscow theaters, contributed to Bryusov’s almanac “Khudozhestvennoe slovo” (Artistic Word), then at Vakhtangov’s Studio. 1923 visited Sweden, Germany, then Paris with Vakhtangov’s troupe.

      Mid 1930's abandoned producing to devote himself entirely to literature. During World War II war correspondent, publicist and literature critic. In 1940’s censured by the Party for “estheticism” and “formalism”.

      1957-1958 censured for “eulogizing" Pasternak’s work.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1943.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1943.
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