Petr KHUZANGAY, USSR Chuvash poet and translator; board member, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers. Order of Red Star; Order of Red Banner of Labor. Member, Communist Party, since 1943.
KHUZANGAY, Petr was born in 1907 in village Siktema, now Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
Fought in World War II. Deputy, and member, Commission for Public. Education, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet of 1959 convocation.
Has translated into Chuvash: Pushkin’s “Eugene Onegin" “Poltava” and lyrics. Griboedov’s “Gore ot uma” (Woe from Wit). Mayakovsky’s “Vladimir Ilich Lenin” and “Vo ves golos” (A the Top of One’s Voice).
Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet”. Gorky's stories; Khristo Botev’s entire poetical works. 18 poems by Mao Tse-tung, etc.
Has translated into Russian verse and poems by Chuvash poets Mikhail Sespel and Konstantin Shakhov.