Ivanji, Ivan

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IVANJI, IVAN (1929– ), Yugoslav author and translator. Born in Zrenjanin, Banat, Ivanji survived deportation to Buchenwald and after the war studied and worked in Belgrade. He wrote poems, such as the collection Živeću uvek prolećem ("I Will Always Live with Spring," 1950); novels, including čoveka nisu ubili ("The Man They Did Not Kill", 1954); short stories, especially for children; and plays for radio. Ivanji also translated German and Hungarian works, and was one of the editors of the annual Jevrejski almanah. Later works include Guvernanta ("Nurse," 2002), Balerina (2003), and Stubovi culture ("Pillars of Culture," 2003).