pbs.org. pbs.org. Anthem Author & Background Information. Anthem: Ayn Rand. pbs.org pbs.org. The Author: Ayn Rand. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in February 1905 She lived during the Russian Civil War & the Bolshevik Revolution: these gave way to the C ommunist era in Russia.
from 6 May 1941 until his death in 5 March 1953.