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Aleksandr Ivanovich Vvedenskii

poet

Aleksandr Vvedenskii, USSR Poet.

Background

Vvedenskii, Aleksandr was born on January 19, 1904 in Petersburg.

Education

Studied at Petrograd University.

Career

Co-founder of the OBERIU absurdist literary circle. Arrested, 1932. In prison for one year. Moved to Khar’kov, 1936.

Re-arrested, 1941. Interest in him re-awakened in the 1970s. His collected works, in 2 vols, have been published in the USA.