Years of life: 1832. - 10/04/1879
Born in middle class family. In 1850, after graduating from the Moscow theater, schools, despite the successful classroom drama, was admitted helper in the Moscow Ballet troupe. Deciding to become a drum. actor, Vasiliev
takes in 1850-54 leave to practice in the province. Starting with small roles in. already in 1853 took the first position in the Chernigov Theater. In 1854 he was dismissed from the wash. troupe and began regular work in the province. In 1854-60 played with success in Kharkov, Poltava, Odessa, Kishinev. Huge influence on B. had a creative interaction with A. E. Martynov Kharkov, 1855), who Vasiliev
learned deeply penetrate into the inner world of the acting person, to find in the most insignificant role of living truth, and on this basis to create a living image. A follower of simple and natural school games,. gravitated to the artistic repertoire of national. In 1860 it was adopted in Alexandria theater on the role of Martynov.