|The Information And Analytical Edition
Of The Jewish Confederation Of Ukraine
In Brief ...
TO 115TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY
Though lots of books are written about Marshak, it is premature to affirm his creative activity has been studied in full. We shall dwell on one of little-known sides of poet's life - Marshak's Jewish muse.
In his archives I found a letter, "To a big poet Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak... Allow me to, first, congratulate You with Your 70th birthday... I will then let myself express my deepest regret... during Your entire creative life... You haven't dedicated... a single work to your Jewish nation...".