Sophia Parnok (Sophia Yakovlevna Parnok born in Taganrog, Russia on August 11, 1885 – August 26, 1933) (first name is sometimes spelled Sofia or Sofya), was a Russian poet and translator, sister of poet Valentin Parnakh and children's author Yelizaveta Tarakhovskaya. Parnok died of a heart attack in a village near Moscow. By the end of 1930s, the Soviet Writer Publishing House issued a collection of her poems.
Peter Leshchenko in Czernowitz! Tatiana (Old Russian tango) - YouTube
Galicia and Bukovina are not longer found on maps today. These landscapes in Eastern Europe were once sites of a diverse and colorful Jewish...
Bukowina, once the easternmost province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was proud of its capital, Czernowitz. Full of architectural gems, this city was known as a "Little Vienna". It boasted of a thriving culture. In its glory days, it was a melting pot of ethnic groups of which the Jewish community made up more than 30%, over 50,000 individuals. Yiddish and Jewish culture thrived with the likes of Eliezer Shtainbarg and Paul Celan. The famous melody, Hava Nagilah, began in Czernowitz.
Disgust. Embarassement. Love ... and other essays, poems, short-stories by Igor Pomerantsev you will find in the bibliophile book "Late Vintage" published in Russian by...
Pomerantsev & Prague
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