Poet, author of the famous satires, and satirical verses of Sasha Grey — a native of Odessa, multifaceted creativity, which refers to the so-called Silver age. The only wife Sasha Black — Maria Vasilyeva, a philosopher and companion of the poet.
In the photo: Alexander Black
Personal life satirist and lyrics
Glikberg, Alexander Mikhailovich (1880-1932) — real name of the poet. His nickname — “Sasha Black” first appeared in 1905, under the poem, “Nonsense”. In the family of Glycergrow had five children, two of them — Alexandra: one blonde, Sasha White, and the other brunette — Sasha Grey, as seen in the photo.
Sasha Black in his youth
Married Sasha Black Maria Ivanovna, when he worked at the Warsaw railway. At that time (1905) he just moved from Ukraine (Zhitomir) in Saint Petersburg. Your first month of married life they wife and I spent in Sunny Italy.
In the photo: Alexander Black and his wife, Maria Vasilyeva
Maria Ivanovna Vasilieva, a close kin to the famous Eliseev brothers. Studied future wife Sasha Cherny Professor of St. Petersburg University A. I. Vvedensky. Maria — doctor of philosophical Sciences, lecturer of logic. The marriage of Sasha Cherny with Maria Vasilyeva was happy, his wife was his faithful friend and guardian angel.
Sasha Black with wife Mary and Micky Fox walk
Korney Ivanovich Chukovsky, a friend and colleague Sasha Black, recalled how at times he was a little afraid of Maria Ivanovna. However, Mary was a wonderful woman who cared about her husband was his wife and associate, and mother, has always supported the wife in all his undertakings. Children of Mary and Alexander was not.
The woman poet was older than her husband, but neither this fact, nor the difference in social status, not a barrier to love between two wonderful and congenial people. Sasha died of heart failure at 52 years old, put out the fire in his neighbour’s house in the South of France, in the town of La Favière.
Creative heritage of the writer
During the life of the poet and writer Sasha Cherny was published about forty of his books that contained not only poems but also the prose, children’s stories, short stories. Particularly attracted the attention of contemporaries, his satire and poetry: poems, plays, skits. All works from the pen of Sasha Cherny, are topical to this day.
Sasha Black in the army
Alexander Gradsky with the group “Buffoons”, in 1987 he released the album “Satire” on poems by Sasha Cherny. In 1994 appeared on the screens Novella Sasha Cherny “Christmas”, loved by all as “the Christmas story”. In the theater and on television appeared again the performances based on the literary works of Sasha Cherny.