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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.

Background

VOLKOV, Boris was born in 1900.

Education

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

Career

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.