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Karlis Skal’be

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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.

VechernieOgni, 1927. Became known for his fairy-tales. In 1944, emigrated and settled in Sweden.