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Olga Fedorovna BERGGOLTS

poetess , Russ , writer of plays and sketches

Olga BERGGOLTS, Russ, poetess; writer of plays and sketches. Stalin Prize, 1951. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

BERGGOLTS, Olga was born in 1910 in St. Petersburg.

Education

Graduated in philology from Leningrad University Her first book was published in 1929.

Career

1930-1931 corresponding, Alma-Ata newspaper “Sovetskaya step” (Soviet Steppe). 1931-1934 Editor, Communist Youth League page in Leningrad “Elektroeila” Plant paper. 1934-1936 Editor and coauthor of book on same plant.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1940.