Prokopovych Nikolai Yakovlevich( Poet)
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Biography Prokopovych Nikolai Yakovlevich
1810 - 1857
poet, a friend NV. Gogol, with whom grew up in the gymnasium of Higher Sciences Duke Bezborodko; was a teacher of Russian language and literature at St. Petersburg cadet corps. Write Prokopovich started early, and in all kinds of poetry, but diffident, and published their works with great reluctance, but the verse he has a very smooth, and the general direction of his poetry is very nice. Collection of his poems published in 1858, Mr. Gerbel. (St. Petersburg). I.I. Panaev in his "Memoirs" said Prokopovych was "a great eccentric and kind man". Before Gogol he favored and very willingly engaged in the publication of his works. On the correspondence between cm. Gerbel Nikolay Yakovlevich Prokopovych and its relationship to Gogol "(" Contemporary ", 1858, No. 2, reprinted in the book" Poems N.YA. Prokopovich ") and E. Petukhov, NV. Gogol. A note on his letter to N.YA. Prokopovich, 1832 - 1851 gg. "(In the" Russian Antiquities ", 1829,? 11). Biographical information on Prokopovych cm. in the collection of his works (the most detailed biography Gerbel) and in the collection "Russian poets in the biographies and samples of the" same Gerbel (St. Petersburg, 1888), also in St. Petersburg Gazette "(1857,? 130, obituary). V. P-in.