Biography Vorobiev Konstantin Dmitrievich
Vorobiev Konstantin Dmitrievich (1919 – 1975), the prose writer.
He was born on September 24 in the village of Nizhny Reutets, Kursk region. He lived a difficult childhood, having experienced the famine of the early 1930s. At the age of 14, in order to save the family from starvation, he went to work in the farm, where they paid bread. After graduating from a rural school, he did not study for a long time in the agricultural technical school in Michurinsk. He graduated from the course of filmmakers and returned to his native village.
In 1935 he worked in a regional newspaper as a literary employee. He wrote an anti-Stalin poem “On the Death of Kuibyshev,” which became known in the editorial office, and therefore had to leave urgently. The sister who lived in Moscow sheltered him. Here I got a job at the editorial office of the newspaper Sverdlovets, I went to night school.
In 1938 he was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army,
In 1956 the first collection of short stories “Snowdrop” was published. Becomes the head. Department of Literature and Art in the editorial board of “Soviet Lithuania”. Lived in Vilnius. In his works he spoke about the most difficult historical moments –
After a serious illness (brain tumor), Vorobyov died in 1975.