Knowledge Identifier: +Anton_Chekhov
Born in 1860.
Countries: Russia (47%), United Kingdom (23%), United States (17%)
Linked to: Chekhov Gymnasium, Moscow State University, Actors Studio, Soviet Union
In 1876, Chekhov's father was declared bankrupt after over-extending his finances building a new house, and to avoid the debtor's prison fled to Moscow, where his two eldest sons, Alexander and Nikolay, were attending university.
Vlas Doroshevich - During the 1880s he became a skillful journalist and critic, writing for popular papers such as "Entertainment", the "Petersburg Gazette", and the "Alarm Clock", which employed the young writer Anton Chekhov
Dmitry Merezhkovsky - In the late 1880s Merezhkovsky made his debut as a literary critic with an essay on Anton Chekhov entitled "The Newly-born Talent Versus the Same Old Question"
Dmitry Grigorovich - In 1886, he wrote his celebrated letter to the young writer Anton Chekhov, telling him that he had a gift, and that he should take his literary efforts more seriously
Stories by Anton Chekhov
Constantin Stanislavski - The school opened on 8 October 1888 while the society itself was officially inaugurated on 3 November with a ceremony attended by Anton Chekhov
Sakhalin - In 1890 the distinguished author Anton Chekhov visited the penal colony on Sakhalin and published a memoir of his journey
Prov Sadovsky - Additionally, Prov Sadovsky finds mention in ´ Anton Chekhov's famous 1896 play, "The Seagull", in a comparison to a famous Russian comedian of the same era, Pavel Chadin
In March 1897 Chekhov suffered a major hemorrhage of the lungs while on a visit to Moscow.
Constantin Stanislavski - In February 1897 Stanislavski joined Anton Chekhov, whom he had met on 15 February at a literary-musical evening, in an open public discussion on the creation of a popular theatre that was reported in the press
After his father's death in 1898, Chekhov bought a plot of land on the outskirts of Yalta and built a villa there, into which he moved with his mother and sister the following year.
Zhizn - Maxim Gorky, a friend of Posse's, served as the editor of the magazine's literary section and Anton Chekhov's famous story "In the Ravine" in January 1900
Olga Knipper - Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper eventually married on 25 May 1901 at the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross
Martita Hunt - From 1923-29 she appeared as the Principessa della Cercola in W. Somerset Maugham's 'Our Betters' and as Mrs. Linden in Ibsen's 'A Doll's House' in the West End, along with engagements at club theatres such as the Q Theatre and the Arts Theatre and a short 1926 Chekhov season at the small Barnes Theatre under Victor Komisarjevsky.
Tyrone Guthrie - Butler translated the text for Guthrie's 1934 production of Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard", for perhaps its first English-language production
Ruth Gordon - Gordon's Broadway acting appearances in the 1940s included Iris in Paul Vincent Carroll's "The Strings, My Lord, Are False" and Natasha in Katharine Cornell and Guthrie McClintic's revival of Anton Chekhov's "Three Sisters", as well as leading roles in her own plays, "Over Twenty-One" and "The Leading Lady"
Sidney Jones - The piece figures prominently in Anton Chekhov's popular short story, "The Lady with the Dog", and it was adapted as a Russian film in 1959 that featured its music, including "The Amorous Goldfish"
Mimi Pollak - She retired in 1975, but made a stage comeback in 1991, age 87, in Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya