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Ignatii Nikolaevich Potapenko

Ignatii Potapenko, USSR Author.

Background

  • Potapenko, Ignatii was born in 1856 in Fedorovka near Kherson. Son of a priest.

  • Education

    • Studied at Odessa University. Graduated from the Petersburg Conservatory as a singer.

    Career

    • In the late 19th century, friend (and at that time considered a rival) of A. Chekhov. His naturalistic stories and plays are largely forgotten now.
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    Died May 17, 1929
    (aged 73)
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