Who is Alexander Pushkin?

Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin; ; 6 June 1799 – 10 February 1837) was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.

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List Of Years In Literature - 19th Century - 1830s
... Karel Hynek Mácha The Captain's Daughter - Alexander Pushkin The Government Inspector and The Nose - Nikolai Gogol 1835 in literature - Le Père Goriot - Honoré de ...
Rodion Shchedrin - Vocal Music - Choruses A Cappella
... Two Choruses to Lyrics by Alexander Pushkin for unaccompanied mixed chorus (1950) "The Willow", vocalise for unaccompanied mixed chorus (1954) Four Choruses to Lyrics by ... Text by Alexander Pushkin ... Text by Alexander Pushkin ...
Bronnitsy - History - Growth and The French Invasion
... the former cavalry barracks, built in Empire style, are attributed either to Vasily Stasov or to Alexander Kutepov ... church, standing near the Cathedral of Archangel Michael, was built in the 1840s by Alexander Shestakov in late neoclassical style ... Retired Army colonel Alexander Pushkin (1833–1914), son of poet Alexander Pushkin, served as the justice of the peace in Bronnitsy in 1862–1866, administering the Emancipation reform of 1861 ...

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    There yet remains but one concluding tale,
    And then this chronicle of mine is ended—
    Fulfilled, the duty God ordained to me,
    A sinner. Not without purpose did the Lord
    Put me to witness much for many years
    And educate me in the love of books.
    One day some indefatigable monk
    Will find my conscientious, unsigned work;
    Like me, he will light up his ikon-lamp
    And, shaking from the scroll the age-old dust,
    He will transcribe these tales in all their truth.
    —Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)