MEDVEDEV Nadezhda( famous actress of the Moscow Maly Theater)
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Biography MEDVEDEV Nadezhda
(1832 - 1899), the daughter of a Moscow artist Akulina Dmitrievna Medvedeva. Already a pupil of the Moscow Theater School played in "Woe from Wit" and drew on the general attention. In 1847, Mr.. debuted in the role of Agnes in "School for Scandal Moliere. Medvedev had long been in the shadows, because at this time on the stage of the Maly Theater reigned L.P. Kositskaya, EH. Lavrov, Vasilyeva, NM. Rykalova and EA. Saburova. Medvedev, left Moscow at the time of the stage and in 1852,. went to Odessa. Two years later, she returned to Moscow and won an outstanding position in the Maly Theater. First, Medvedev has played mostly in melodrama, but eventually her talent developed in the plays of Ostrovsky, who wrote some of the role especially for her (for example, Gurmyzhskuyu - "Forest", Murzavetskuyu - "Wolves and Sheep"). Among other roles, she was particularly good role of the inspector general ( "Woe from Wit"), Esther ( "Uriel Acosta"),. Its success over the years increased, and this was the reward for hard work and commitment to rigorous artistic truth. Medvedev led the first steps of the famous Yermolova.