Anniversaries: A Singer & a Writer (Fyodor Shalyapin & Mikhail Bulgakov)


Boris Kustodiyev - Portrait of Fyodor Shalyapin, 1921.
Boris Kustodiev – Portrait of Fyodor Shalyapin, 1921.

‘You’re not Dostoyevsky,’ said the citizeness, who was getting muddled by Koroviev.

‘Well, who knows, who knows,’ he replied.

‘Dostoevsky’s dead,’ said the citizeness, but somehow not very confidently.

‘I protest!’ Behemoth exclaimed hotly. ‘Dostoevsky is immortal!’

Mikhail Bulgakov, “The Master & Margarita”.

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Today is the 142 anniversary of Fyodor Shalyapin‘s birthday.

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Also on February 13, 1940, Mikhail Bulgakov stopped writing “The Master & Margarita”, just four weeks before his death…
P.S. And at last but not the least – today is the 246 anniversary of Ivan Krylov‘s birth!
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