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Culture news, 04.12.2001 19:18

The great tragedian is 100.

Nikolay Simonov Today St. Petersburg starts celebrating the 100-year anniversary since the birthday of the great tragic actor Nikolay Simonov.

A dirge was served by his tomb at the Volkovskoye Cemetery. At 1 p.m. an exhibition dedicated to the jubilee was opened in the Theatrical library. Here you can see paintings and costumes of the famous actor. Besides, a scientific conference dedicated to the actor is held today in the Tzar foyer of the Aleksandrinsky Theatre, and after that a memorial evening.

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