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Sergei Ivanovich Gusev-Orenburgskii

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Sergei Gusev-Orenburgskii, USSR Author.

Background

Gusev-Orenburgskii, Sergei was born on October 5, 1867 in Orenburg. Son of a merchant.

Career

Village priest, 1893. Left the church in 1898 due to revolutionary inclinations. First literary works published in 1890.

Was much influenced by Gorkii and was close to him. Wrote about life in the villages in an anti-Tsarist and anti-clerical light. Emigrated after the October Revolution 1917.

Settled in the USA.