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Wolodymyr Bilajiw (International) assertion Wolodymyr Bilajiw i(A97154 works by)
Also writes as: W. Bilyk
Born: Established: 1925
Former Soviet Union,
Eastern Europe, Europe,
Gender: Male
Visitor assertion Arrived in Australia: 1949 Departed from Australia: 1954
Heritage: Ukrainian
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Wolodymyr Bilajiw grew up in the Donets Basin of the Ukraine. During World War II he was transported to Germany and at the end of the war refused to return to the Ukraine. After he emigrated to Australia, he lived in Newcastle and Sydney. He worked at the BHP steelworks and in metal fabrication workshops. At the same time he became active in the Ukrainian community and as a freelance writer contributed to various publications in Australia, Europe and the United States. Bilajiw began to write poetry after the war and in 1970 a collection was published which included his work from 1946 to 1963. This was followed by a second collection in 1972. He settled permanently in Philadelphia when he left Australia.

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  • Author writes in these languages: UKRAINIAN
Last amended 26 Jul 2006 13:51:24
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