Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko

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Birthday
11, 1858
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 25, 1943 (84)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1858
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 25, 1943 (84)

About

In the last years of the nineteenth century, this Russian stage director and dramatist co-founded the famous Moscow Art Theatre with Constantin Stanislavski and also headed the organization's Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre wing, as well as its Moscow Art Theatre School.

Before Fame

After studying briefly at Moscow State University and subsequently working as a theatre critic, he published and staged his first play, Dog-Rose (1881).

Trivia

In 1936, he was named a People's Artist of the USSR. He later received both the Order of Lenin and the USSR State Prize.

Family Life

Born in Ozurgeti, Georgia, he was the son of an Armenian mother named Alexandra Yagubyan and a Ukrainian father who served in the Russian Army.

Associated With

He and Stanislavski co-directed the original Moscow Art Theatre production of Anton Chekhov's famous play Three Sisters.