KARABANOV Peter Matveyevich( Poet, translator.)
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Biography KARABANOV Peter Matveyevich
(19.VII.1765, Smolensk - 19.IV.1829)
An old noble family, famous since the sixteenth century. Of the staff officers' children. Studied at the house of Archbishop Platon (Levshina). After graduating from Moscow University (1782) served in the office of the palace buildings, in the office of Prince GA. Potemkin, accompanied him under Ismail during the Russian-Turkish War (1789-91 gg.). In 1820, Mr.. complained to the actual state councilor. The press made the 2 nd half of 1780, Mr.. He published original and translated poems of different genres (ode, fairy tales, fables, idyll, songs, etc.). K. belongs to one of the first Russian imitation in. Shakespeare, "The Free imitation monologue tragedy Hamlet" (1786). Translated and tragedy of Voltaire "Alzaira, or Americans" (1786). Almost all the unpublished poems to. included in his book "Poems of Peter Karabanova, moral, lyrical, humorous and mixed, original and in translation" (1801). K. participated in interpreting the works of Russia Academy (elected academician in 1803).
Lit.: Juvenal [Voyeikov IG]. A brief historical genealogy of the noble gentry Korobanovyh. - M., 1795; Lobanov-Rostovsky A.B. Russian pedigree book. - 2 ed. - Vol.1. -SPb., 1895; Russian writers 1800-1917. Biographical Dictionary. - V.2. - M., 1992. - S.464 -465.