Barto Agnia Lvovna (1906 – 1981) – a writer, poetess, screenwriter. Basically, all the poems of the poetess were intended for children. Such verses of Agnes Barto are widely known: “Teddy bear”, “Goby”, “House woke up at dawn”, “Lyubochka”, “We are with Tamara”, “Bullfinch”, “I grow up”, “Bonnet” and many other poems for children.
Poems for children Barto Agniya Lvovna
VOVKA – GOOD SOUL
WE ARE TAMARA
FROM PLAINED PAGES
WE HAVE UNDER THE WING
FOR FLOWERS IN WINTER FOREST
WHY TELEPHONE BORN?
ONCE I CRUSHED GLASS
BY THE ROAD, ON THE BULGARIA
AND AGAIN FOR LITTLE
Barto Agnia Lvovna (Agnia Lvovna Volova) (1906 – 1981) – writer, poetess, scriptwriter.
Agniya was born on February 4, 1906 in Moscow in the family of a doctor. Primary education in biography Agnie barto was received at home. Then she went to study at the gymnasium, and also attended a choreographic school. At about the same time her first poems were written.
In the years of study, experiencing creative influence
Barto Agnia Lvovna (Getel Leibovna Volova) married Pavel Nikolayevich Barto. The marriage lasted 6 years. They had a son, Edgar (Igor), who died on May 5, 1945 (he rode a bicycle and got hit by a truck). The second time she married a well-known Soviet heat and power engineer, Andrei Shcheglyaev, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Together they lived happily for almost 50 years. From this marriage they had a daughter, Tatiana. It was she who discovered the little secret of her mother. All encyclopedias indicate that Agnia Barto was born in 1906. But when she was 17 years old, she decided to get a job in a clothing store. However, the service took only 18 years old, and Agnii had to ascribe a year to herself.
First poems Agnie barto were printed in 1925. Basically, all the poems of the poetess were intended for children. Barto believed that her works would help educate honest, highly cultured, patriotic citizens. The next collections of poems published in Barto’s biography were: “Brothers” in 1928, “The boy is vice versa” in 1934. Two years later, “Toys” appeared, and then “Bullfinch” (1939). With the advent of World War II, the poetess changed the themes of her works, wrote war poems. When the war was over, Agniya traveled (she was in Bulgaria, England, Japan).
After the publication of the cycle of poetic miniatures for the smallest Toys (1936), as well as poems Flashlight, Masha and others. Barto became one of the most famous and beloved children’s poetry readers, her works were published in huge editions, were included in the anthology. The rhythms, rhymes, images and plots of these poems were close and understandable to millions of children.
During the Great Patriotic War, Barto was evacuated in Sverdlovsk, went to the front reading her poems, spoke on the radio, and wrote for newspapers. Her poems of the war years (Teenagers collection, 1943, Nikita’s poem, 1945, and others) are mostly journalistic in nature, imbued with slogan pathos, some of which contain direct appeals to Stalin, the “father of the people.” For the collection of poems for children (1949) Barto was awarded the State Prize (1950).
Feature films screenplayed are widely known.
Also among the works of Barto: the book “Find a Man”, “Notes of a Children’s Poet.”
Already several generations of children have grown up with poems Agnie barto.
Poems Barto almost always a conversation: a child’s conversation with an adult, or with a friend, but the author either explicitly or invisibly participates in this conversation as a cheerful, kind, fair friend.
Poems Barto easy to remember, they are like a mischievous game, where the meaning is simple and clear. Only say the first lines of poetry, and the children, by heart, continue it to the end.
From the very beginning of the creative path in Barto’s verses, two lines intertwined: lyrical and satirical. Back in the thirties of the last century, her lyrical miniatures for the youngest (“Drop the Bear on the Floor”, “Goby Goes On, Swinging”) alternated with verses, where she cheerfully scoffed at the behavior of little talkers and boasts (“Tamara and I”, “Talkies” ). Making fun of various shortcomings, Barto helped the children to look at themselves, so her poems did not seem offensive or evil.
For many years, Barto headed the Association of Literary and Artists for Children, was a member of the international Andersenovsky jury. In 1976 she was awarded the International Prize.
Agnia Barto received many awards for her merits: the Stalin Prize of the second degree (1950), the Lenin Prize (1972), the Leo Tolstoy Medal “For merits in the creation of works for children and youth”.
Same name Agnie barto assigned to one of the minor planets (2279 Barto), located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, and another of the craters on Venus.
Barto has a lot of honorary awards, but the main one is reader’s love.
Barto’s books have been translated into 76 languages, and there are so many of them that they could be used to mark the shelves of the largest bookstore.
Passed away Agnia Lvovna Barto April 1, 1981 in Moscow.