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Leonid Dobychin

Leonid Dobychin

Leonid Dobychin (1894, Ludza, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire – 1936, Leningrad, Russian SFSR) – writer.

Born in Ludza into the family of a regional doctor. Spent his childhood and youth in Daugavpils. In 1916 completed his studies at the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute. Made his literary debut in 1924. Author of a collection of tales; Meetings with Liz, A Portrait and the novel The Town of N. Committed suicide after being accused of ‘formalism’ at a meeting of the Leningrad Writers Organization. Dobychin’s readings  are regularly held in Daugavpils in commemoration of the writer.

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