Nikolay Berg

Nikolay Berg (1823-1884)

Russian poet, journalist, translator and historian (b. 12/24 March 1823 in Moscow; d. 4/16/ June 1884 in Warsaw, born Nikolay Vasilyevich Berg (Николай Васильевич Берг).

Tchaikovsky's Settings of Works by Berg

Berg's poem Evening and Morning (Вечер и утро) (1860) — a translation from the Polish sonnet Ranek i wieczór in the collection Sonety odeskie (1826) by Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855) — was set by Tchaikovsky as Dusk Fell on the Earth, No. 3 of the Seven Romances, Op. 47 (1880).

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