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Nikolai Avdeevich Otsup

poet

Nikolai Otsup, USSR Poet.

Background

Otsup, Nikolai was born in 1894 in Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Odessa Theatre Institute, and the Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography.

Career

Became knownas a poet before World War I. Close to Nikolai Gumilev. Emigrated after the Bolshevik take-over 1917. Settledin Paris. Editor of the magazineChisla, 1930-1934.

First film, 1965. Made two important films — Kamennyi Krest, 1968, and Zakhar Berkut, 1972, which received a prize at the Venice Film Festival.