Arseny Golenishchev-Kutuzov

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Arseny Arkadyevich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (Russian: Арсе́ний Арка́дьевич Голени́щев-Куту́зов; IPA: [ɐrˈsʲenʲɪj ɐrˈkadʲjɪvʲɪt͡ɕ ɡəlʲɪˈnʲiɕːɪf kʊˈtuzəf] ( ); 1848–1913), was a Russian poet known in part for writing the texts of Modest Mussorgsky's two song cycles of the 1870s: Sunless and Songs and Dances of Death.

He was a descendant of General Kutuzov who commanded the Russian forces against the Napoleon invasion in Russia in 1812.