Сегодня родился Илья Ильф
On October 15, 1897 Ilya Arnoldovich Fayzilberg, better known under a pseudonym Ilya Ilf, was born. This is a Soviet writer, a journalist, a screenwriter. After revolution he was an accountant, a journalist, and then an editor in comic magazines. He was a member of the Odessa union of poets. In 1923 he arrived to Moscow, he became an employee of the Gudok newspaper. Ilf wrote materials of comic and satirical character - generally feuilletons. In 1927 together with his colleague Evgeny Petrov he started working on the novel "Twelve Chairs", and in 1931 they wrote the novel "The Little Golden Calf". The writer died in 39 years because of tuberculosis.