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Slavic and Eastern European Studies

Biographical sources

  1. Bibliography
  2. General sources
  3. Government, political and military leaders
  4. Scholars and scientists
  5. Writers
  6. Artists
  7. Cinema, theatre, ballet, opera
  8. Musicians
  9. Emigre

1. Bibliography

Kaufman, I.M. RUSSKIE BIOGRAFICHESKIE I BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKIE SLOVARI. 2nd edn. Moscow, Gos. izd. kul'turno-prosvetitel'noi literatury, 1955 (the continuation for 1955-88 was planned for 1992).

"Sources of Biographic Information on Soviet Officials," RADIO LIBERTY RESEARCH, 29 March, 1977, pp. 1-4.

Gul'chinskii, V.I. et al. DEIATELI OTECHESTVENNOI BIBLIOGRAFII : 1917-1929; SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Rossiiskaia gos. biblioteka, 1994-


2. General sources

In Russian:

Pre-1917

RUSSKII BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow-Spb., Imp. Russ. ist. ob-vo, 1896-1918, 25 vols. Vols. V and T: New York, Norman Ross, 1993.
List of names to be included in this dictionary was published in Imperatorskoe Russkoe istoricheskoe obshchestvo. SBORNIK, as "Azbuchnyi ukazatel' imen russkikh deiatelei dlia sostavleniia Russkago biograficheskago slovaria: (chast' I, A-L, vol. 60 and Chast' II, M-TH, vol. 62. Not all names listed here were included in the SLOVAR'.

ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' BROKGAUZ I EFRON. BIOGRAFII. Moscow, Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, 1991-
Contains biographic articles from both Brokgauz i Efron encyclopedias: ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' and NOVYI ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' (See encyclopedias).

Post 1917 in chronological order begining with the most recent

EZHEGODNIK. BOL'SHAIA SOVETSKAIA ENTSIKLOPEDIA. 2nd ed. Moscow, Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, 1957-. Annual, contains current biographies.

Kuznetsova, E.F. ed. ZNAMENITYE ROSSIIANE XVIII-XIX VEKOV : BIOGRAFII I PORTRETY; PO IZD. VELIKOGO KNIAZIA NIKOLAIA MIKHAILOVICHA "RUSSKIE PORTRETY XVIII I XIX STOLETII". FAMOUS RUSSIANS IN THE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES; BIOGRAPHIES AND PORTRAITS. St.Petersburg, Lenizdat, 1995.

LITSA. BIOGRAFICHESKII AL'MANAKH. Moscow, St.Petersburg, Feniks, Atheneum, 1992-

KTO EST' KTO V ROSSII I BLIZHNEM ZARUBEZHE. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Izdatel'skii dom "Novoe vremia", "Vse dlia vas", 1993.

Kobak, A.V, Piriutko, Iu. M. ISTORICHESKIE KLADBISHCHA PETERBURGA. SPRAVOCHNIK-PUTEVODITEL'. Sankt-Peterburg, Izd. Chernysheva, 1993.

500 IMEN PERESTROIKI (1985-1991). Moscow, Vneshtorgizdat - "Deita-Press", 1992.

Gondurina, S., Bogatykh, E. KTO EST' KTO V SOVREMENNOI KUL'TURE? SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Gumanitarnyi fond im. A. Pushkina, 1992-

Gromov, A.V. NEFORMALY": KTO EST' KTO?. Moscow, Mysl', 1990.

Lavrin, A. KTO EST' KTO V PERESTROIKE. SPRAVOCHNIK. POLITIKA. NAUKA. RELIGIIA. BIZNES. ISKUSSTVO. SPORT. Marburg, Blaue Horner Verlag, [1990]. Khmyrov, M. D. ALFAVITNO-SPRAVOCHNYI PERECHEN GOSUDAREI RUSSKIKH I ZAMECHATELNEISHIKH OSOB IKH KROVI. St.Peterburg, MP "Alga-Eko, 1993.

Dotsenko, V.D. MORSKOI BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVARÍ. St.Petersburg, Logos, 1995.

Polunina, N., Frolov, A. KOLLEKTSIONERY STAROI MOSKVY. Moscow, Nezavisimaia gazeta, 1997.

In Western languages

Continuing

THE SOVIET BIOGRAPHICAL SERVICE. Minneapolis, MN, Scherer, 1985- (quarterly).
Quarterly and annual indexes.

WHO'WHO IN RUSSIA 1998. G. Colombo, ed. Moscow, Who's Who Strategic Area, 1998-

THE SOVIET BIOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE, 1954-1985. Chadwyck-Healy, Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty, Hoover Institution (1 million clippings and abstracts on over 50,000 people; on microfiche), updates follow.

U.S.S.R. FACTS AND FIGURES ANNUAL. Gulf Breeze, FL, Academic International Press, 1977-.

YEARBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL COMMUNIST AFFAIRS. Stanford, Hoover Institution, 1966-.

Others in chronological order beginning with the most recent:

Morozov, V. ed. WHOÍS WHO IN RUSSIA AND THE CIS REPUBLICS. New Yor, Henry Holt, Co, 1995.

Schulz-Torge, U.J. WHO'S WHO IN RUSSIA TODAY: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF MORE THAN 2,100 INDIVIDUALS FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION INCLUDING THE OTHER 14TH FORMER USSR REPUBLICS. Munich, Saur, 1994.

WHO'S WHO IN RUSSIA AND THE NEW STATES. Ed. Leonard Geron. London, I.B. Tauris, 1993.

KTO EST' KTO V ROSSII I BLIZHNEM ZARUBEZH'E. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Novoe Vremia, 1993.

Vronskaya, J., Chuguev, V.THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION : PROMINENT PEOPLE IN ALL FIELDS FROM 1917 TO THE PRESENT. London, Bowker-Saur, 1992.Translation into Russian:
Vronskaya, J., Chuguev, V. KTO ESTÍ KTO V ROSSII I BYVSHEM SSSR: VYDAIUSHCHIESIA LICHNOSTI BYVSHEGO SOVETSKOGO SOIUZA, ROSSII I EMIGRATSII. THE BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION. Moscow, Terra, 1994.
Earlier Enlgish language edition:
Vronskaya, J., Chuguev, V., eds. A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE SOVIET UNION, 1917-1988. London, Saur, 1989.

TAURIS DIRECTORY OF RUSSIA AND THE REPUBLICS: WHO'S WHO OF THE ELITE. L. Geron, A. Pravda, eds. 2nd rev. edn. London, I.B. Tauris, 1992.

Vasilevskii, A., Vasilevskii, V. 300 EXPERTS. RUSSIAN AND THE CIS. Moscow, Panorama, 1992.

THE SOVIET UNION. A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY. A. Brown, ed. London, Weinfeld and Nicolson, [1990]. Also published in New York, Macmillan, [1990].

WHO'S WHO IN THE SOVIET UNION: POLITICAL AND MILITARY LEADERS. U.-J. Schulz-Torge, ed. New York, K.G. Saur, 1990. 2 vols.

Davies, R.W., et al. SOVIET GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, 1922-1941. A HANDLIST. Birmingham, University of Birmingham, Center for Russian and East European Studies, 1990.

Cichero, R., comp. THE TAURIS SOVIET DIRECTORY: THE ELITE OF THE USSR TODAY. London, I.B. Tauris, 1989.

Lewytzkyj, B., ed. WHO'S WHO IN THE SOVIET UNION... New York, K.G. Saur, 1984.

de Boer, S.P., et al. BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF DISSIDENTS IN THE SOVIET UNION. The Hague, M. Nijhoff, 1982.

Heiliger, W. SOVIET AND CHINESE PERSONALITIES. Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 1980.

Lewytzkyj, B. and Stroynowski, J. WHO'S WHO IN THE SOCIALIST COUNTRIES... New York, K.G. Saur, 1978.

WHO WAS WHO IN THE USSR. Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press, 1972.

PROMINENT PERSONALITIES IN THE U.S.S.R. Metuchen, NJ, The Scarecrow Press, 1968.

PORTRAITS OF PROMINENT U.S.S.R. PERSONALITIES. Munich, Institute for the study of the U.S.S.R. 1966-.

WHO'S WHO IN THE U.S.S.R., 1965-1966. New York, Scarecrow Press, 1966.

Institute for the Study of the USSR (Institut zur Erforschung der USSR), Munich. BIOGRAPHIC DIRECTORY OF THE USSR. New York, Scarecrow Press, 1958.

KLEINE SLAVISCHE BIOGRAPHIE. Wiesbaden, Otto Harrassowitz, 1958.

Krassovsky, D. BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF SLAVIC MEN AND WOMEN OF LETTERS, SCIENCE, ART, POLITICS, ARMY, NAVY, ETC. Stanford University, 1943-44. 8 parts and index. Typescript.


3. Government, Political and Military Leaders

See also directories

Continuing:

Sotskova, S. V. BIOGRAFII GOSUDARSTVENNYKH, POLITICHESKIKH I OBSHCHESTVBENNYKH DEIATELEI. SPRAVOCHNIK.. Moscow, Novosti, Mart 1997-,Vyp. 1-

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT TODAY. Washington, D.C. The International Center, Carroll Publishing Co., 1993- updated semiannually.
(Distributed by Arguments and Facts International, Hastings, East Sussex)

Gelbras, B. KTO EST' CHTO: POLITICHESKAIA ROSSIIA 1995-1996. Moscow, Spetsial'nyi vypusk zhurnala "Pravila Igry", 1996. Annual.

Barsenkov, A. S. POLITICHESKAIA ROSSIIA SEGODNIA. Moscow, Moskovskii rabochii, 1993.

Barsenkov, A. S. et al. FEDERALÍNOE SOBRANIE ROSSII : SOVET FEDERATSII, GOSUDARSTVENNAIA DUMA. Moscow, Fond Foros, 1995.

Glubotskii, A. et al. IZBIRATELÍNYE OBEDINENIIA ROSSII NA VYBORAKH 1995 G. : ORGANIZATSII, BIOGRAFII, TELEFONY. Moscow, Panorama, 1995.

Glubotskii, A. et al. ORGANY VLASTI SUBEKTOV ROSSIISKOI FEDERATSII : (OBZORY, BIOGRAFII, TELEFONY). Moscow, Panorama, 1995.

Gazukin, P., Pribylovskii, V., eds. PRAVITEL'STVO ROSSIISKOI FEDERATSII. BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Panorama. Informatsionno ekspertnaia gruppa, 1995. earlier:
Gazukin, P., ed. KTO EST' KTO V ROSSIISKOM PRAVITEL'STVE. Moscow, Panorama, 1992. Same in English WHO IS WHO IN THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT. Moscow, Panorama, 1992.

VLASTÍ DEPUTATY GOSUDARSTVENNOI DUMY. KRATKII BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Institut sovremennoi politiki, 1994. 2 vols.

Helf, G. A BIOGRAPHIC DIRECTORY OF SOVIET REGIONAL PARTY LEADERS. Munich, Radio Free Europe Research, 1987-

Direktsiia dokumentatsii i spravochnogo servisa. SPRAVOCHNIK BIOGRAFII GOSUDARSTVENNYKH POLITICHESKIKH I OBSHCHESTVENNYKH DEIATELEI ROSSII. Moscow, Rossiiskoe informatsionnoe agenstvo "Novosti", 1993-

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Intelligence. Washington, D.C.
DIRECTORY OF SOVIET OFFICIALS:

  • VOL. I: NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, 1973-
  • VOL. II: RSFSR ORGANIZATIONS, 1976-
  • VOL. III: UNION REPUBLICS, 1975-
  • VOL. IV: SCIENCE AND EDUCATION, 1980-
  • DIRECTORY OF USSR MINISTRY OF DEFENSE AND ARME FORCES OFFICIALS, 1974-
  • DIRECTORY OF FOREIGN TRADE ORGANIZATIONS AND OFFICIALS, 1974-
    (In 1972 called DIRECTORY OF USSR MINISTRY OF FOREIGN TRADE OFFICIALS),
  • DIRECTORY OF USSR MINISTY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OFFICIALS, 1974-
    (In 1972 called DIRECTORY OF HQ PERSONNEL - USSR MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS).
  • MEMBERSHIP, USSR ACADEMY OF SCIENCES,1975-
  • DIRECTORY OF SOVIET RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS. [Seattle]: University Press of the Pacific, 1979.
    Irregular. Publishing dates may be inacurate because not all directories were released to the public.
CIA publishes also several wall charts such as
USSR COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, 1975-
(Source: CIA MAPS AND PUBLICATIONS RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC, 1972- 1985. Washington, D.C., Public Affairs Office, 1986, pp. 18-28.

(All CIA directories give job, name, date of position, date of birth, and addresses of agencies.)

Others

WHO'S WHO OF THE RUSSIAN STATE PARLIAMENT. PIATAIA ROSSIISKAIA GOSUDARSTVENNAIA DUMA. THE FIFTH RUSSIAN STATE DUMA. Moscow, Izvestiia, 1994.

Barsenkov, A.S., et al. POLITICHESKAIA ROSSIIA SEGODNIA. VYSSHAIA PREDSTAVITEL'NAIA VLAST'. Moscow, Moskovskii rabochii, 1993.

Barsenkov, A.S., et al. POLITICHESKAIA ROSSIIA SEGODNIA. ISPOLNITEL'NAIA VLAST'. KONSTITUTSIONNYI SUD. LIDERY PARTII I DVIZHENII. Moscow, Moskovskii rabochii, 1993.

Pribylovskii, V. STO POLITIKOV ROSSII. Moscow, Panorama, 1992. 2nd edn., 1993.

WHO WAS WHO IN THE SOVIET UNION: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF MORE THAN 4,600 LEADING OFFICIALS FROM THE CENTRAL APPARATUS AND THE REPUBLICS TO 1991. U.-J. Schulz-Torge, ed. New York, K.G. Saur, 1992.

DIRECTORY OF RUSSIAN MPs [Members of Parliament]. M. McCauley, ed. London, Longman, 1992.

Parrish, M. SOVIET SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS, 1917-1990. A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE IN ENGLISH. New York, Greenwood Press, 1992.

Rahr, A.G. A BIOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY OF 100 LEADING SOVIET OFFICIALS. 5th ed. Munich, Radio Liberty Research, 1990. Expanded through mid-1990 in 1991.

SPISOK NARODNYKH DEPUTATOV RSFSR NA 12 FEVRALIA 1991 G. Moscow, Izdanie Verkhovnogo Soveta RSFSR, 1991.

Weeks, A.L. THE SOVIET NOMENKLATURA. A COMPREHENSIVE ROSTER OF SOVIET CIVILIAN AND MILITARY OFFICIALS. Washington, D.C., Washington Institute Press, 1987. 2nd ed, 1989. 3rd ed., 1991.

POLITBIURO (PREZIDIUM) TSK PARTII V 1917-1989 GG.: PERSONALII. SPRAVOCHNOE POSOBIE. Moscow, Vysshaia komsomol'skaia shkola pri TsK VLKSM. Kafedra istorii KPSS, 1990.

KTO EST' KTO V MIROVOI POLITIKE. Editors L.P. Kravchenko et al. Moscow, Politizdat, 1990.

NARODNYE DEPUTATY SSSR. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Vneshtorgizdat, 1990 (Seriia: KTO EST' KTO).

DIPLOMATICHESKII KORPUS SSSR. V.V. ed. Moscow, Vneshtorgizdat, 1990 (Seriia: KTO EST' KTO).

Chainikov, S., ed. WHO'S WHO IN THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT. Moscow, Novosti Press, 1990.

Mann, D. et al. THE SUPREME SOVIET: A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY. Washington, D.C., Center for Strategic and International Studies; Munich, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1989.

A BIOGRAPHIC DIRECTORY OF SOVIET LEADERS. 3rd edn. Munchen, Central Research, Radio Liberty, 1986.

SOWJETUNION INTERN HANDBUCH DER FUHRUNGSGREMIEN. N. Nor-Mesek, W. Rieper, eds. Frankfurt am Main, Institut fur Sowjet-Studien:

  • Vol. XIII. A.B. DIE MITGLIEDER DES ZENTRALKOMITEES DER KPDSU GEWAHLT AUF DEM XXVI. PARTEIKONGRESS. 1983. 2 vols.
  • Vol. XIV. DIE KANDIDATEN DES ZENTRALKOMITEES DER KPDSU GEWAHLT AUF DEM XXVI PARTEIKONGRESS. 1983.
  • Vol. XV. DIE ZENTRALE REVISIONSKOMMISSION DER KPDSU GEWAHLT AUF DEM XXVI PARTEIKONGRESS. 1982 (sic).
Hodnett, G. and Oogareff, V. LEADERS OF THE SOVIET REPUBLICS, 1955-1972. Canberra, Australian Nat'l. Univ., 1973. Same for 1971-1980. Canberra, 1980.

Lazic, B.M., Drachkovich, M. BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE COMINTERN. Revised edn. Stanford, Hoover Institute, 1986 (earliest edn. 1973).

Lewytzkyj, B. THE SOVIET POLITICAL ELITE: BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES. Stanford, Hoover Institution, 1970.

Simmons, G. SOVIET LEADERS. New York, Crowell, 1967.

Retrospective

Linkov, IA. I. GOSUDARSTVENNYE DEIATELI ROSSII XIX-NACHALA XX V. BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Izd-vo Moskovskogo universiteta, 1995.

POLITICHESKIE DEIATELI ROSSII 1917. BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Volobuev, P.V., ed. Moscow, Nauchnoe Izdatel'stvo Bol'shaia Rossiiskaia entsiklopediia, 1993.

Rutich, N. BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK VYSSIKH CHINOV DOBROVOL'CHESKOI ARMII I VOORUZHENNYKH SIL IUGA ROSSII. (MATERIALY K ISTORII BELOGO DVIZHENIIA). Moscow, Regnum - Rossiiskii arkhiv, 1997.

See also general sources (above) and encyclopedias.


4. Scholars and scientists

KTO ESTÍ KTO V POLITICHESKOI NAUKE ROSSII. Moscow, MyslÍ, 1996.

Bondarenko, I, et al. DIRECTORY OF SCHOLARS IN SLAVIC STUDIES IN INSTITUTES OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. Stanford, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Moscow, Institute of Scientific Information in the Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1993.

NAUCHNAIA ELITA. KTO EST' KTO V ROSSIISKOI AKADEMII NAUK. Moscow, [Glasnost'], 1993.

MOSKVOVEDY : SPRAVOCHNIK O KRAEVEDAKH, OBSHCHESTVAKH I NAUCHNYKH UCHREZHDENIIAKH. Moskva : MOSGORARKhIV, 1996.

Alekseev, A.P. et al. FILOSOFY ROSSII XIX-XX STOLETII (BIOGRAFII, IDEI, TRUDY). ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Kniga i biznes, 1993.

KTO EST' KTO V VYSSHEI SHKOLE. Moscow, Mezhdunarodnyi Tsentr nauchnoi i tekhnicheskoi informatsii, 1992. 5 vols.

Voskresenskii, G.A. AKADEMIIA NAUK SSSR: SPRAVOCHNIK SERII 'KTO EST' KTO". Moscow, Vneshtorgizdat, 1990-

Korneev, S.G. SOVETSKIE UCHENYE, POCHETNYE CHLENY NAUCHNYKH ORGANIZATSII ZARUBEZHNYKH STRAN. Moscow, Nauka 1981. 3rd edn., 1990.

Voronitsyn, S. A DIRECTORY OF PROMINENT SOVIET ECONOMISTS, SOCIOLOGISTS, AND DEMOGRAPHERS. R. Farrell, ed. Munich, Radio Liberty, 1987.

AKADEMIIA NAUK SSSR. SIBIRSKOE OTDELENIE. PERSONAL'NYI SOSTAV. 1957-1982. Novosibirsk, Nauka, 1982.

Central Intelligence Agency. DIRECTORY OF SOVIET OFFICIALS, VOL. IV: SCIENCE AND EDUCATION. Washington, D.C., GPO, 1980.

AKADEMIIA NAUK SSSR. PERSONAL'NYI SOSTAV. DEISTVITEL'NYE CHLENY, CHLENY-KORRESPONDENTY, POCHETNYE CHLENY, INOSTRANNYE CHLENY. Moscow, Nauka, 1974: Kn. 1. 1724-1917; Kn. 2. 1917-1974.

Melinskaya, S.I. SOVIET SCIENCE 1917-1970. Part 1. ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE USSR. Metuchen, N.J., Scarecrow Press, 1971-.

WHO'S WHO IN SOVIET SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. New York, Telberg, 1960.

WHO'S WHO IN SOVIET SOCIAL SCIENCES, HUMANITIES, ART AND GOVERNMENT. New York, Telberg, 1961.

SOTRUDNIKI ROSSIISKOI NATSIONAL'NOI BIBLIOTEKI - DEIATELI NAUKI I KULTURY. BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Tom 1: IMPERATORSKAIA PUBLICHNAIA BIBLIOTEKA, 1795-1917. St. Petersburg, Rossiiskaia natsional'naia biblioteka, 1995.

Biographic monographs

MATERIALY K BIBLIOGRAFII UCHENYKH SSSR. Moscow, AN SSSR, 1949-. For issues published see KATALOG KNIG IZDATEL'STVA NAUKA, 1945-

Sokolovskaia, Z.K. 400 BIOGRAFII UCHENYKH: O SERII "NAUCHNO-BIOGRAFICHESKAIA LITERATURA". 1959-1986. BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Nauka, 1988.

Krasnopol'skii, A.V. OTECHESTVENNYE GEOGRAFY (1917-1992). BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK (V 3-KH TOMAKH). St.Petersburg, Rossiiskaia Akademiia Nauk, 1993.

Kornev, V. P. VIDNYE DEIATELI OTECHESTVENNOI STATISTIKI, 1686-1990. Moscow, Finansy i statistika, 1993.

Additional bibliographic data can be found in the histories of Academies of Sciences and lists of works and dissertations produced by the Academy of Sciences and the major universities.


5. Writers

See also Humanities: Literature RUSSKIE PISATELI: 1800-1917. BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. P. A. Nikolaev, ed. Moscow, Sovetskaia entsiklopediia, vol. 1, 1989- (planned in 5 vols.).

Dranov, A.B. et al. KTO EST' KTO V RUSSKOM LITERATUROVEDENII. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, INION, 1991-94. 3 vols.

DICTIONARY OF RUSSIAN WOMEN WRITERS. M. Ledkovsky, et al. eds. Westport, CN, Greenwood Press, 1994.

Nikolaev, P.A., ed. RUSSKIE PISATELI: BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Prosveshchenie, 1990. 2 vols..

Kasack, W. LEXIKON DER RUSSISCHEN LITERATUR DES 20.JAHRHUNDERTS. 2nd rev. edn. Munich, O. Sagner, 1992.

  • LEXIKON DER RUSSISCHEN LITERATUR AB 1917. Stuttgart, Kroener, 1976; ERGANZUNGSBAND. Munich, O. Sagner, 1986 (ARBEITEN UND TEXTE ZUR SLAVISTIK, 38). Soviet and émigré.

  • A DICTIONARY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE SINCE 1917. New York, Columbia University Press, 1988.
  • ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR' RUSSKOI LITERATURY S 1917 GODA. London, Overseas Publications Interchange, 1988.
  • RUSSIAN LITERATURE 1945-1988, Munich, O. Sagner , 1989.
  • RUSSISCHE LITERATUR DES 20. JAHRHUNDERTS IN DEUTSCHER SPRACHE. Munich, O. Sagner, 1985. 2 vols.
  • DIE RUSSISCHE LITERATUR, 1945-1982 MIT EINEM VERZEICHNIS DER UBERSETZUNGEN INS DEUTSCHE. Munich, O. Sagner, 1983.
  • DIE RUSSISCHE LITERATUR 1945-1976. Munich, Sagner, 1980.
Stevanovic, B., Wertsman, V. FREE VOICES IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE, 1950s-1980s: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE. New York, Russica Publishers , 1987 (RUSSICA BIBLIOGRAPHY SERIES, No. 4)

HANDBOOK OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE. V. Terras, ed. New Haven, Yale University Press, 1985.

Butrin, M. PISATELI-LAUREATY PREMII SSSR I SOIUZNYKH RESPUBLIK. SPRAVOCHNIK. 2nd. edn. L'vov, Vyshcha shkola, 1982.

Matsuev, N.I. RUSSKIE SOVETSKIE PISATELI. MATERIALY DLIA BIOGRAFICHESKOGO SLOVARIA. 1917-1967. Moskva, Sovetskii Pisatel', 1981.

Bulakhov, M.G. VOSTOCHNOSLAVIANSKIE IAZYKOVEDY. BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Minsk, BGU, 1976-8. 3 vols.

SOVETSKIE PISATELI. AVTOBIOGRAFII. B.IA. Brainina, E.F. Nikitina, eds. Moscow, Khudozhestvennaia literatura, 1959-1972. 4 vols.

Not listed here are bio-bibliographic dictionaries for writers associated with republics, regions or cities, e.g.,

Bakhtin, V., Lur'e, A. PISATELI LENINGRADA. BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. 1934-1981. Leningrad, 1982.

For these see bibliography of bibliographies and bibliographies in Literature.


6. Artists

Vlasov, V.G. STILI V ISKUSSTVE. SLOVARÍ. ARKHITEKTURA, GRAFIKA, DEKORATIVNO PRIKLADNOE ISKUSSTVO, ZHIVOPISÍ, SKULÍPTURA. ST.Petersburg, KolÍna, 1995- Tom 1, 1995 (general); Tom 2, 1996- (SLOVARÍ IMEN, A-L)

Soiuz khudozhnikov SSSR. SPRAVOCHNIK CHLENOV SOIUZA KHUDOZHNIKOV SSSR: PO SOSTOIANIIU NA 1 IANVARIA 1977 G. L.S. Vladykina et al. compilers. Moscow, Sov. khudozhnik, 1979.

Berezin, A.D. KHUDOZHNIKI ROSSII. 50 BIOGRAFII. Moscow, [n.p.], 1994.

Dmitrenko, A., Kuznetsova, E. FIFTY RUSSIAN ARTISTS. Moscow, Raduga, 1985.

Gorina, T.N., ed. KHUDOZHNIKI NARODOV SSSR. BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1970- Planned in 6 vols. Unfinished: 4 vols. published.

Milner, J. A DICTIONARY OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET ARTISTS, 1420-1970. Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club, 1993.

Severiukhin, D.IA., Leikind, O.L. KHUDOZHNIKI RUSSKOI EMIGRATSII, 1917-1941. BIBOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR'. St.Petersburg, Chershynev, 1994.

Khripun. S.V. ed. KTO EST' KTO V SOVREMENNOM ISKUSSTVE MOSKVY. Moscow, Album, 1993- annual.

Sobko, N.P. SLOVARÍ RUSSKIKH KHUDOZHNIKOV. St.Petersburg, Tip. M.M. Stasiulevicha, 1893- 3 vols.

Ginzburg, A.M., Kirikov, B. M. ARKHITEKTORY-STROITELI SANKT-PETERBURGA SEREDINY XIX-NACHALA XX VEKA. SPRAVOCHNIK. St. Petersburg, Piligrim, 1996.


7. Cinema, theatre, ballet, opera

Cinema

SPRAVOCHNIK SOIUZA KINEMATOGRAFOV SSSR.

Balski, G. DIRECTORY OF EASTERN EUROPEAN FILM MAKERS AND FILMS, 1945-1991. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1992.

Dolmatovskaia, G.E., Shilova I. WHO'S WHO IN SOVIET CINEMA. Moscow, Progress, 1979 (a translation of 1978 Russian edition).

Chernenko, R.D. 20 REZHISSERSKIKH BIOGRAFII. Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1978.

Birkos, A.S. SOVIET CINEMA: DIRECTORS AND FILMS. Hamden, Conn., Archon, 1976.

STSENARISTY SOVETSKOGO KHUDOZHESTVENNOGO KINO, 1917-1967. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Iskusstvo, 1967.

IAkovlev, M. MASTERA BOL'SHOGO TEATRA: NARODNYE ARTISTY SSSR. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1976.

Degen, A., Stupnikov, I. LENINGRADSKII BALET, 1917-1987. SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK. Leningrad, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1988.

Bernandt, G.B. SLOVAR' OPER, VPERVYE POSTAVLENNYKH ILI IZDANNYKH V DOREVOLIUTSIONNOI ROSSII I V SSSR. 1736-1959. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1962.

See also Encyclopedias.


8. Musicians

Bolotin, S.V. ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII BIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR' MUZYKANTOV-ISPOLNITELEI NA DUKHOVNYKH INSTRUMENTAKH. Moscow, Radunitsa, 1995.

Pruzhanskii, A. M. OTECHESTVENNYE PEVTSY , 1750-1917. SLOVAR'. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1991. 2 vols.

TVORCHESKIE PORTRETY KOMPOZITOROV: POPULIARNYI SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Muzyka, 1990.

Soiuz kompozitorov SSSR. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1987.

SOVETSKIE KOMPOZITORY I MUZYKOVEDY. SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1978-89. 3 vols.

Bernandt, G.B. KTO PISAL O MUZYKE. BIOBIBLIOGRAFICHESKII SLOVAR' MUZYKAL'NYKH KRITIKOV I LITS, PISAVSHIKH O MUZYKE V DOREVOLIUTSIONNOI ROSSII I SSSR. Moscow, Sovetskii kompositor, 1971-.

Bernandt, G.B., Dolzhanskii, A. SOVETSKIE KOMPOZITORY. KRATKII BIOGRAFICHESKII SPRAVOCHNIK. Moscow, Sovetskii kompozitor, 1957.

IAblokov, M.S. KLASSICHESKAIA GITARA V ROSSII I SSSR. BIOGRAFICHESKII MUZYKAL'NO-LITERATURNYI SLOVAR'-SPRAVOCHNIK RUSSKIKH I SOVETSKIKH DEIATELEI GITARY. Tiumen'-Ekaterinburg, Germes, 1992.

Agin, M. VOKAL'NO-ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. BIOBILIOGRAFIIA. Moscow, 1991-1995. 5 vols.

9. Emigre

Stevanovic, B., Wertsman, V. FREE VOICES IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE, 1950's-1980's: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL GUIDE. New York, Russica Publishers, 1987 (RUSSICA BIBLIOGRAPHY SERIES, No. 4).

RUSSKOE ZARUBEZH'E: ZOLOTAIA KNIGA EMIGRATSII: PERVAIA TRET' XX VEKA, ENTSIKLOPEDICHESKII SLOVAR'. RUSSIA ABROAD; GOLD BOOK OF EMIGRATION; THE FIRST THIRD OF THE XXTH CENTURY; BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA. Moscow, Rossiiskaia politicheskaia entsiklopediia, 1997.

 

 

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