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Valentina Semenovna Serova

Valentina Serova, Composer, music critic, charity worker.


  • Serova, Valentina was born in 1846 in Moscow. Wife of the composer Aleksandr Serov (1820-1871), who taught her, and with whom she later collaborated.

  • Career

    • Mother of the artist Valentin Serov. Dedicated half of her time to collecting food and clothing for starving peasants. Also organized help for striking workers.

      Taught art to peasant children on her estate.
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    Born 1846
    Died 1924
    (aged 77)