Ignatii Nikolaevich Potapenko
Ignatii Potapenko, USSR Author.
Potapenko, Ignatii was born in 1856 in Fedorovka near Kherson. Son of a priest.
Studied at Odessa University. Graduated from the Petersburg Conservatory as a singer.
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.