Bill Tavolga, the creator of Volgawriter and internationally renowned scientist, passed away in May 2017 at the age of 95.

Volgawriter is no longer available.

You can learn about Dr. Tavolga’s life and career at

Also, watch this page for future updates which will share portions of Dr. Tavolga’s autobiography as well as links to his many scientific activities.

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The Best Russian-English Word Processor

by William N. Tavolga

Major Features of Volga-Writer                                           

Description of Volga-Writer                                                   Compatible with Windows 7 and Windows VistaTM

About William N. Tavolga

Computer Translations (updated)

The Volga River

Keyboard Layouts

Cyrillic Fonts

Who is Gorm?

History of Cyrillic

How to order                                                                         Updated 2012