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ABRAHAM GONTAR

Abraham Gontar Abraham, Udovic Gontar (1908-1981) - poet, novelist.
The first verses were published in 1927 in Berdichevsky newspaper "Di box". The first collection of poems "In the woods" was released in 1933. Were later published the book "the last time remembered". "High on a mountain", "Space", "pigeons on the roof", "Ears on the stone" and others.
He graduated from the Odessa pedagogical Institute and graduate school at the Institute of Jewish culture at the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
In 1933 he became a member of the editorial Board and the Executive Secretary of the journal "Warmest" and released a collection of poems "AF rastovaniem". In the future, was published more than 20 books of poetry and several books of prose. In the beginning of the Second world war was in military service from 1943 he worked as an editor at the Jewish anti-fascist Committee. In 1949, repressed, rehabilitated in 1956. Member of the editorial Board and the Department head journal Sovetish geymland".
The works of A. included are translated into Russian, Ukrainian and other languages. Translator Yiddish.
Died A. Gontar in 1981.

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