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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Bessonov will reveal the secrets of the house on Tverskaya, where there was Pushkin

Not many authors follow in the footsteps Gilyarovskogo and write exciting and informative essays on the city. One of them – writer moscove, a disabled group I, Vladimir Bessonov. He will present his new book “memories of Moscow” in the center “Overcoming” them. Ostrovsky. Here, in the house 14 on Tverskaya street, there lived a Princess Volkonskaya and took Pushkin, Tyutchev, Zhukovsky… About this unique building, and other notable places of Moscow Bessonov will tell on may 19.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Tverskaya street

The author of the book “memories of Moscow” takes a small area of Zamoskvorechye and part of the street Lyusinovskaya (first Malaya Serpukhovskaya) and begins to spin their story with the help of archival documents that have never been mentioned in print. Tells the secrets of the house 14 on Tverskaya street, where the merchant-millionaire Eliseev opened the famous all over Moscow shop. In one of the apartments of the house lived the writer Nikolai Ostrovsky, where he was bedridden and totally blind managed to write a novel “How the steel was tempered”. In 1940 there was created a Museum of the writer, later renamed the humanitarian centre “Overcoming” named after N. And. Ostrovsky.

But Bessonova many unique stories not only about the house, standing inside the Boulevard ring, but also outside it. For example, about 6 M. Serpukhovskaya street, where there were Yesenin, Zamyatin, burns, Ehrenburg… In it until 1917 was located warehouse moscatelli lot of magazine “Flashes”.

During the evening will perform historian Nikolai Mitrofanov, Director Vyacheslav Arasov, Deputy Director of the rsae Sergey Degtev. Bards will please Oleg Goryainov, Nikolai Finogenov. Debut song “Leningrad” Viktor Melnikov.

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