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Gali Ormanov 110. Rare photos say

16 August 2017
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Gali Ormanov 110. Rare photos say
August 15 marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of a prominent figure in Kazakh literature, the poet Gali Ormanov

In this regard, rare manuscripts of the poet who was the literary secretary of Zhambyl Zhabayev were submitted to the editorial office of the NDH portal. Valuable relics were provided by a descendant of the poet, public figure Aidar Kyrykbayuly.

Among the documents there are photographs taken during the 50th anniversary of Sabit Mukanov, the protocol of the work of the commission on the celebration of the anniversary evening of Ilyas Zhansugurov (it should be noted that the poet Gali considered him his teacher, and in his youth, he even lived with him), a photo with the son of Zhambyl Zhabayev - Tezekbay, these pictures have not been published anywhere before.

The composition of the working commission for the celebration of the jubilee evening of Ilyas Zhansugurov

Gali was born on August 15, 1907 in the village of Kyzyl Zhuldyz, Kapal district in Almaty region. At the age of 10, he remained an orphan and was brought up with relatives. In 1920 he was a pupil of the Taldykorgan children's home, then the Abay orphanage in Almaty. In 1923-1928 he studied at the Kazakh Institute of Public Education in Almaty. In 1943 he graduated from the Kazakh Pedagogical University. He was the literary secretary of Zhambyl Zhabayev.

From left to right: Son of Zhambyl - Tezekbay, the personal physician of Zhambyl Zhabayev and Gali Ormanov with Tair Zharokov

From 1929 to 1960 he worked as head of the Ili department of education, literary associate, head of the department of the newspaper "Socialist Kazakhstan" (now "Egemen Kazakhstan"), editor of the anthology "Maidan", the managing editor of the magazine "Literature and Art" (now "Zhuldyz"), the editor-in-chief of the publishing house of fiction of Kazakhstan, the secretary of the Writers' Union of Kazakhstan, the head of the section.

The first collection of poems was published in 1934 under the title "Shenber". Also in the light came the poem "Shaulder" (1934), "Conquered Fortress" (1935), the book "Confessions of a Woman" (1936), a prose collection "Lifting". The works of Gali Ormanov describe the courage of people, their struggle against the elemental forces of nature.

The works "People - hero" (1941), "Oak" (1944) tell of the hardships of war, the heroism of the soldiers, their love for the motherland, selfless work in the rear. Poetry of G. Ormanov is distinguished by the brightness and expressiveness of the language, the skill of the artistic image. The poetic works and books of the postwar years demonstrated mastery of the poet in the image of contemporary social events: "Song of Life" (1948), "Child's Heart" (1949), "Good luck" (1957), "Wings of Thought" (1961), "Fiery River" (1965), "Wings of Song" (1975), "Songs of the Years" (1976).

From right to left: Gali Ormanov, Gabit Musrepov, Gabiden Mustafin, Shahmet Khusainov, Rimma and Sarah Tazhibayevs, Muslim Abdullin, Abdilda Tazhibayev

He translated into Kazakh the first book of the Kyrgyz epos "Manas", poems by A.S. Pushkin, M.Yu. Lermontov, Yan Rainis, F. Makhtymkhuly, A. Tohombayev, novel by L.N. Tolstoy "Anna Karenina", novel by N.V. Gogol "Prospect Neva", stories of A.P. Chekhov, novel by M.S. Bubentsov "White Birch", a collection of poems by M. Tursyn-Zade "Indian Ballads."

From right to the left: Tumanbay Moldagaliyev, Sabit Mukanov, the first secretary of the regional party committee of Taldykorgan Makhmudov and Gali Ormanov

The comic aytys of Zhambyl and Gali, 1942

 

By Olzhas BERKINBAYEV

Translated by Raushan MAKHMETZHANOVA

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