(2604) Marshak

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1972 LD1. Discovered 1972 June 13 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak (1887–1964), famous Soviet poet, writer of classic children’s literature. His translations of poems by Robert Burns and of sonnets by Shakespeare {see planet  (2985)} won him wide recognition. (M 13172)

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