Dmitry Merezhkovsky

Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1865-1941)

Russian novelist, poet, literary critic and philosopher (b. 2/14 August 1865 [1] in Saint Petersburg; d. 9 December 1941 in Paris), born Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky (Дмитрий Сергеевич Мережковский).

Tchaikovsky's Settings of Works by Merezhkovsky

Tchaikovsky set two poems by Merezhkovsky in his Six Romances, Op. 57 (1884):

  • No. 4, Sleep! (Усни!), after the poem of the same name (1884)
  • No. 5, Death (Смерть), after an untitled poem published in 1883.

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Notes and References

  1. Some sources give 1866 as the year of Merezhkovsky's birth.