Levitansky Yuri Davydovich (1922-1996), a poet.
He was born on January 21 in Kiev. After graduating from the school in 1938 in the city of Stalin (now Donetsk), he goes to Moscow, where he studies at the Institute of Philosophy, Literature and History.
With the outbreak of the Patriotic War, he goes to the front as a soldier, becomes an officer, then a front-line correspondent, beginning printing in 1943 in front-line newspapers.
In the post-war years, the first collection of Levitan’s poems, The Soldier Road (1948), was published in Irkutsk, followed by the collections Meeting with Moscow (1949), The Most Expensive (1951), The Secret Name (1954)
In 1955-57 he studied at the Higher...
He died in 1996.
A short biography from the book: Russian writers and poets. A short biographical dictionary. Moscow, 2000.