Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Nora Krouk (1920–2021)

Image: Larissa Andersen, Odna na mostu (2006).

The Russian poet Nora Krouk (Нора Крук) passed away in Sydney, Australia, on 7 July. Last year she celebrated her centenary! She was in Shanghai from around 1935 to 1957, and I cannot help rejoicing at the long and productive lives of these Shanghai Russians.

Here is a delightful interview with her, in Russian: https://45parallel.net/nora_kruk/

There is a series of photos from a Free France celebration in Shanghai in 1946, which she appears to have attended (third from left):
Tags: 1946, 2021, australia, death, kruk, obituary, poetry, russians, shanghai

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