Kira Golovko

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Kira Golovko

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Born
Kira Nikolaevna Ivanova (Russian: Кира Николаевна Иванова)

(1919-03-11)11 March 1919 [1]
Died16 August 2017(2017-08-16) (aged 98)
Occupation actress
theatre teacher
Years active1946–2007
Spouse(s) Arseniy Golovko (deceased)
ChildrenNatalia
Mikhail
Awards People's Artist of Russia

Kira Golovko, née Ivanova (11 March 1919 – 16 August 2017) was a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress, winner of the Stalin Prize (1947) and People's Artist of the RSFSR (1957). [2]

USSR State Prize award

The USSR State Prize was the Soviet Union's state honor. It was established on September 9, 1966. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the prize was followed up by the State Prize of the Russian Federation.

Peoples Artist of the RSFSR award

People's Artist of the RSFSR was an honorary title granted to Soviet Union artists, including theatre and film directors, choreographers, music performers and orchestra conductors, who showed the outstanding achievements in arts, and who lived in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR). This title was next in line after Meritorious Artist of the RSFSR and preceded the title People's Artist of the USSR.

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Life and career

Ivanova was born in Yessentuki, the great-niece of the poet Vyacheslav Ivanov. In 1937, she entered the Moscow Institute of Philosophy, Literature and Art to study Russian literature. In 1938 she was accepted into the auxiliary of the troupe of the Gorky Moscow Art Theatre. In 1957 she returned to the Moscow Art Theater, where she served until 1985. From 1958 to 2007, she taught at the Moscow Art Theater School. Her students included Natalia Yegorova, Boris Nevzorov, and Nikolai Karachentsov. She died on August 16, 2017, age 98. She was the widow of Soviet Admiral Arseniy Golovko, who served as Soviet Commander of the Red Banner Northern Fleet during World War II. [3]

Yessentuki City in Stavropol Krai, Russia

Yessentuki is a city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, located at the base of the Caucasus Mountains. The city serves as a railway station in the Mineralnye Vody—Kislovodsk branch, and is located 43 kilometers (27 mi) southwest of Mineralnye Vody and 17 kilometers (11 mi) west of Pyatigorsk. It is considered the cultural capital of Russia's Greek population and even today towards ten percent of its population is of Greek descent. Population: 100,996 (2010 Census); 81,758 (2002 Census); 85,082 (1989 Census).

Vyacheslav Ivanov (poet) Russian Symbolist poet, playwright, theatre theorist, translator

Vyacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov was a Russian poet and playwright associated with the Russian Symbolist movement. He was also a philosopher, translator, and literary critic.

Moscow Art Theatre theatre company

The Moscow Art Theatre is a theatre company in Moscow. It was founded in 1898 by the seminal Russian theatre practitioner Konstantin Stanislavski, together with the playwright and director Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. It was conceived as a venue for naturalistic theatre, in contrast to the melodramas that were Russia's dominant form of theatre at the time. The theatre, the first to regularly put on shows implementing Stanislavski's system, proved hugely influential in the acting world and in the development of modern American theatre and drama.

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