Muzychka, Andrii

Muzychka, Andrii [Музичка, Андрій; Muzyčka, Andrij], b 6 December 1886 in Dobryvody, Zbarazh county, Galicia, d 8 September 1966 in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan. Literary scholar. During the First World War he graduated from Lviv University and taught in gymnasiums in Zbarazh and Ternopil. In 1918–19 he served in the Ukrainian Galician Army. In the 1920s he taught at Odesa Institute of People's Education and wrote books on the beginnings of modern Ukrainian literature (1925), Lesia Ukrainka (1925), Ivan Franko’s poetry (1927), and Marko Cheremshyna (1928), and articles on other writers in the serials published by the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and in the journal Chervonyi shliakh. During the Stalinist terror of the mid-1930s Muzychka was deported to Kazakhstan. There he taught at the Semipalatinsk Pedagogical Institute. The Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR published his booklet on Lesia Ukrainka in Russian in 1956.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]

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