Russian novelist, poet, literary critic and philosopher (b. 2/14 August 1865  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.
Notes and References
- Some sources give 1866 as the year of Merezhkovsky's birth.