Vatsis REYMYARIS, USSR Lithuania poet. Board, Lithuania Union of Writers; Editor, Lithuania weekly “Literatura iz menas” (Literature and Art), since 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1945.
REYMYARIS, Vatsis was born in 1921 in village Kurshenay, Lithuania.
1956 graduated Gorky Lit. Institute, Moscow.
During World War II on staff of front-line newspaper “Tevigne Sankia” (Fatherland Calling) and worked for Lithuania Desk, Moscow Radio Committee. 1945-1949 Chairman, Kaunas Radio Committee. 1952-1954 Secretary, Lithuania Union of Writers.
Has translated into Lithuanian Tvardovsky’s poem “Strana Muraviya” (Muraviy’s Country).