Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (8 October 1892 – 31 August 1941 / Moscow)
Marina Tsvetaeva was born in Moscow. Her father, Ivan Tsvetayev, was a professor of art history and the founder of the Museum of Fine Arts. Her mother Mariya, née Meyn, was a talented concert pianist. The family travelled a great deal and Tsvetaeva attended schools in Switzerland, Germany, and at the Sorbonne, Paris. Tsvetaeva started to write verse in her early childhood. She made her debut as a poet at the age of 18 with the collection Evening Album, a tribute to her childhood.
In 1912 Tsvetaeva married Sergei Efron, they had two daughters and one son. Magic Lantern showed her technical mastery and was followed in 1913 by a selection of poems from her first collections. ... more »
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- Before A Little Coffin
- Books In Red Binding
- Conversation With A Genius
- Dialogue Between Hamlet And His Conscien...
- Dis-stance: versts, miles
- For my poems, written so early
- From Four Till Seven
- Grey Hairs
- In Paris
- Lady With Camelias
- Little World
- Much Like Me
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