was born in the family of the founder and first director of the Museum of Fine Arts (now the State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts), Ivan Vladimirovich Tsvetaeva
Famous scholar and patriot IV Tsvetayev managed to convey to their daughters, Marina
and Anastasia's love for Russia, the Russian language, mother nature. From childhood, Marina
has been deeply tied to Tarusa. From 1895 to 1913 she lived in the country "Sand". Many of the impressions received by it in Tarusa, reflected in a number of poems included in the book "Evening album (" Ferry "," Autumn in Tarusa).
Revolution of 1917 for Marina Tsvetaeva
became a symbol of the raging uncontrollable dark forces, a symbol of national disaster. In May 1922 she went abroad, where emigration was her husband. Seventeen years of ordeals they are strangers cities: Berlin, Prague, Paris ... Life is sad and lonely. While in Paris, Marina
wrote: "I would lie on Tarusa Khlyst cemetery under an elder bush, in one of those graves with a silver dove, where the biggest increases in those places strawberries. But if this is an elusive, if not only to me there is no lie, but the cemetery has not, I would have wanted one of those hills set with Tarusa quarry stone: "There would be based on Marina Tsvetaeva
". She always believed that for such a stone exists somewhere a place on a hill in Tarusa. And who - some of the passers-by to remember the lines of the poet:
. But do not stand sullenly
. Head resting on his chest.
. It is easy to think of me,
. It is easy to forget about me.
. In 1988, on a hill above the Oka, set a block of Tarusa limestone carved with the words: "It would be based on Marina Tsvetaeva
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