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Lokhvitskaya, Mirra (Maria) Aleksandrovna (1869-1905), a literary woman

Subject / Literature. Mass Media./Personnel

Lokhvitskaya, Mirra (Maria) Aleksandrovna (1869-1905), a literary woman. M.A. Lokhvitskaya is a sister of the authoress N.A. Teffi. M.A. Lokhvitskaya graduated from the Moscow Alexander College (later it became an Institute) in 1888. In the 1880s Lokhvitskaya started to write poems, her first publications appeared in 1889 in the magazine "The North". Afterwards her poems were published in "The Painting Review", "The Russian Review", "The Russian Wealth", "The All-World Illustration", "The Noth Herald" and many others. M.A. Lokhvitskaya became a famous person in 1892 after publishing her poem "U morya" ("At the Sea"). She was under influence of A.N. Maykov and K.D. Balmont, she was closely acquainted with I.A. Bunin. The most complete set of Lokhvitskaya's works is "Stikhotvoreniya" ("Poems", in 5 volumes; 1894-1904). The edition "Pered zakatom" ("Before the Sunset", 1908) was published after her death. After the marriage in 1891 M.A. Lokhvitskaya lived in Tikhvin Town for several years, she stayed at her uncle I.V. Lokhvitsky's estate near Galichno Village (the contemporarry Boksitogorsk District; the building is survived). M.A. Lokhvitskaya was buried at the Nicholas Cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery.

Yegorov, Sergey Borisovich

Balmont , Konstantin Dmitriyevich
Bunin, Ivan Alekseyevich
Lokhvitskaya-Skalon, Mirra Aleksandrovna
Lokhvitsky, Iosif Vladimirovich
Maikov, Apollon Nikilayevich
Teffi, Nadezhda Aleksandrovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Boksitogorsk District/Galichno Village
Leningrad Oblast, the/Tikhvin District/Tikhvin Town

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