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Semen Izrailevich Lipkin

translator , poet

Semen Lipkin, USSR Poet, translator.

Background

Lipkin, Semen was born in 1911 in Odessa.

Education

Graduated from Moscow Institute of Engineering and Economics.

Career

One of the best translators of Georgian and other national minority poets. Some critics thought that he himself created, rather than translated, this folklore. Very few original works published in the Soviet press.

Resigned from the Union of Writers in protest against the crackdown on Meiropol in 1979. Well-known literary figure at home and abroad.