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Boris Pasternak (1890–1960)

Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow on February 10, 1890 into an artistic family of Russian-Jewish heritage. His father was an acclaimed artist named Leonid Pasternak, who converted to Christianity, and his mother was a renown concert pianist named Rosa Kaufman. Their home was open to family friends such as composers Sergei Rachmaninoff and ... See full bio »

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 2006 Doktor Zhivago (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2002 Doctor Zhivago (TV Movie) (novel)
 1990 Pasternak (TV Movie)
 1975 Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom! (TV Movie) (lyrics)
 1971 King Lear (Russian translation, 1949)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (novel "Doctor Zhivago" - as Boris Leonidovic Pasternak)
 1964 Hamlet (1941 Russian translation)
 1959 Doutor Jivago (TV Series) (novel)
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 2008 There's a Storm a-Coming (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Troisième partie (2008) ... (writer: "Nuit d'hiver")
 1981 Staryy novyy god (writer: "Sneg idyot" ("It snows"))
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 1992 Parajanov: The Last Spring (Documentary) (poems)
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 2008 The Reader (acknowledgment: Doctor Zhivago by)
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 1959 Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in Moscow (TV Movie documentary)
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 1995 'Doctor Zhivago': The Making of a Russian Epic (TV Special documentary)
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Other Works:

Book: "Letters to Georgian Friends" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Boris Leonidovic Pasternak
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Personal Quote:

Man is born to live, not to prepare for life.

Trivia:

The model for Lara in his novel "Doctor Zhivago" was his longtime companion Olga Iwinskaja, who died at the age of 83 in Moscow in 1995. Iwinskaja was thrown into Soviet prison-camp twice because of her relationship with Pasternak, who she met when she was an editor at literary magazine Novy Mir. See more »

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Aquarius

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