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Titsian Iustinovich Tabidze

poet

Titsian Tabidze, USSR Poet.

Background

Tabidze, Titsian was born on March 21, 1895 in the village of Shuamta in Georgia.

Education

Graduated from Moscow University, 1917.

Career

Became close to the Russian symbolist poets. In his native Georgia organized a group of symbolist poets, The Blue Horns (Golubye Rogi), 1915. Edited the publication of this group, Barrikady. Considered a classic author of Georgian poetry of the 20th century.

A victim of the Gulag camps during the Stalin years. Rehabilitated posthumously.