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Boris Ivanovich VOLKOV

artist , designer , worker

Boris VOLKOV, Set designer; Popular Artist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic; Honored Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1958. Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.


VOLKOV, Boris was born in 1900.


Studied at Stroganov School, Moscow, and under artist V. D. Polenov. 1923 graduated Higher Art and Technology Studios.


Since 1923 at Moscow City Trade-Union Council Theater, now the “Mossovet” Theater. 1924-1940 Chief Set Designer, “Mossovet” Theater. Since 1934 set designer, Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theater.

1941-1949 Chief Set Designer, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theater.