Daniel GRANIN, USSR Russ, writer. Real name: GERMAN. Electronic engineer; member, USSR Union of Writers, since 1954; member, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers, since 1958. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.
GRANIN, Daniel was born in 1919.
Graduated Leningrad Polytechn. Institute.
1949 first work published. 1957 story “Sobstvennoe mnenie” (Personal Opinion) (1956) was criticized by Khrushchev in his speech “For a Close Link Between Literature and Art and the Life of the People”. Attended 1954 and 1959 Congresses of USSR Union of Writers.
Until World War II engineer, Kirov Plant, Leningrad. During World War II private, political worker, then commanded tank company in Red Army at front.