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Museum of A.A. Prokofyev, the

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The museum of A.A. Prokofyev (the village of Kobona), a branch of the museum-reserve "The Break of the Leningrad Siege". It was founded in the 1980s in the native village of A.A. Prokofyev. The exposition tells about the poet's life and work. Documents, photographs, collections of poems are presented on the exposition. The Prokofyevs's house has not survived, during the war a laundry was placed in it. The place, where the Prokofyevs's house was located, is marked with the memorial plaque. The bust of the poet was erected according to the sculptor M.K. Anikushin's project in 1981 in front of the museum building.

Karpenko, Irina Aleksandrovna

Anikushin, Mikhail Konstantinovich
Prokofyev, Aleksandr Andreyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Kirovsk District/Kobona Village

Гришина Л.И., Файнштейн Л.А., Великанова Г.Я. Памятные места Ленинградской области. Л., 1973., 192-193

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"The Break of the Leningrad Siege", a museum-reser

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