Kokoshkin Fyodor (playwright)( playwright and theatrical figure)
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Biography Kokoshkin Fyodor (playwright)
(1773 - 1838)
He was educated at Moscow University, he served in the Guard, in 1818 he was appointed a member of the theatrical Directorate in St. Petersburg, in 1823 - 1831 years was director of the Moscow theater. In 1827 - 1830 he was the chairman of the Moscow Society of Lovers of Literature of Russia. He translated "Misanthrope, Moliere (1816) and other plays, but success on the stage they were not, but the comic opera" The Little Devil on holiday "(1818). Poems Kokoshkina quite minor, published in "Son of the Fatherland", "News of Europe", "Amphion" and other journals. As director of the theater, Kokoshkin lot of work, he taught students of drama school, organized amateur theatricals and in the evening, was able to choose the artists. He resumed the building of Peter's Theater, intended to establish a national theater repertory with common people, to "educate the mob". He was a staunch classicist, not recognized by Schiller and Shakespeare, met unfriendly "Woe from Wit" Griboyedov. - See. Literary and theatrical memories "swt. Aksakov (Works, Volume III); "Repertoire and Pantheon in 1843, I; Collected Works K. Batiushkov, edited by L. Maikova (notes); "Ostafevsky archive Prince Vyazemskys; Vengerov," Sources ", Volume III.