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Turkmenistan poet

Salikb ATA, Turkmenistan poet. Improviser of folk poems; blind s. age of three; completely illiterate. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Background

ATA, Salikb was born in 1908 in village Shortepe, now Mari Oblast.

Career

Composed verse for military newspaper “Kyzyl Koshun”, satirical journal “Tokmak”, etc. Famous for patriotic verse composed during World War II.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.