Viktor Krylov( Famous playwright)
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Biography Viktor Krylov
(1838 - 1906). He studied at the engineering college and the engineering academy, was briefly a teacher of descriptive geometry. The share of the first of his play - the drama of the life of serfdom: "Upstream" (1865), - dropped a resounding success. Under the pseudonym Viktor Alexandrov Krylov became one of the "repertoire" playwrights of our. He set the stage for more than thirty original plays and more than seventy alterations from German and French. From original pieces Krylov emerging-developing social issues, most famously: "To the world", "Zemstvo", "In the spirit of time", "Woe-misfortune", "Family", "Nadia Mironov," In the depths of Siberia ", "Poison life", "City abolished". However P.N. Field of written historical plays "Princess Sophia" and "Girls 'Trouble'. Of the plays gay character continued success enjoyed comedy Krylov: "In a state of siege", "Pranks", "Favorite", "tomboy", "To live happily," "Summer Dreams". He was a regular contributor to the theatrical department of the St. Petersburg Vedomosti VF. Korsch. From his journal articles on the main theater: "The drama of the passions of the Lord in Ober-Ammergau" (Journal of Europe ", 1881) and" Sketches of theatrical business in Europe "(" Russian Thought ", 1893). Among other literary works are issued by the Krylov verse translation of "Nathan the Wise, Lessing (1874) and invective book" Pillars "(1868) - story of the abuses of the landowners in the medium had just liberated the peasants. "Pillars" were subject to very loud at the time of the process of libel. Since 1893, Mr.. Krylov was head of the repertoire of the St. Petersburg Imperial Theaters; much concerned about the serious repertoire and staging of classical plays European and Russian theater. The dramatic works of Krylov published in 1877 - 1894 he. (in 8 volumes), in prose in 1908, Mr.. (2 volumes).