Boris Markov

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Boris Markov
Born Борис Семенович Марков
(1924-03-07)March 7, 1924
village Khitekushkan', Alikovsky District, Chuvashia
Died 25.3.1977
Moscow, USSR
Nationality Chuvash
Works Chapai, Shyvarman
Awards People Artist of the Russia, People Artist of the Chuvash Republic

Boris Markov (March 7, 1924, village Khitekushkan' (now Tautovskoye Rural Settlement, Alikovsky District, Chuvash Republic) Chuvash AO, USSR - March 25, 1977, Moscow, USSR) - Soviet, Chuvash actor and theater director, People Artist of the Russia, People Artist of the Chuvash Republic, the founder and first director of the Chuvash State Ballet&Opera Theatre.


Boris Markov born in March 7, 1924 in the village of the Alikovsky District in the Chuvash AO (USSR).

Boris Markov was born and spent children's and youthful years in Khitekushkan' village ((Tautovskoye Rural Settlement)) of the Alikovsky District of the Chuvash ASSR. Having graduated from Tavutovsky school arrives in Cheboksary pedagogical college. Having finished training Boris Semyonovich teaches children at native school.

From the Great Patriotic War beginning Boris Semenovich leaves to be at war on the front against Nazi armies, serves in artillery.

After completion of war Boris Markov arrived to study in GITIS. Study passed in the Chuvash studio under hands. M. M. Tarkhanov. 1947 he returned to Cheboksary as the certified specialist. Seven years played leading roles in performances on a scene of the Chuvash academic theater of a name K.V. Ivanov. For a contribution to art Boris Semyonovich is awarded ranks of the national actor of the Chuvash ASSR.

In 1959 B. Markov having finished training in GITIS receives the diploma of the musical director. Him invite to create the Chuvash musical theater, he becomes the main director of theater. Boris Semenovich opens vocal and ballet studios.

In May, 1960 on a scene of the Chuvash state musical drama theater the first Chuvash opera — "Шывармань" (Water-mill) of Feodor Vasilyev is born. After a while B. Markov puts (for the first time in Russia!) B. Mokrousov's opera of "Chapay". Being the main director of the Chuvash musical theater, B. S. Markov in 1968—1972 works as the opera director in the Bolshoi Theatre of the USSR, gives lectures in GITIS, deserves a rank of the assistant professor.

In 1966 Boris Semenovich invite to work in the Ministry of culture of RSFSR. It works as the head of department of opera theaters of Russia.

To a great regret, Boris Semenovich Markov's life suddenly broke at the peak of a creative power, heart of the master ceased to fight on March 25, 1977 in Moscow (USSR).

Legacy of the Master[edit]

B. Markov is the author of articles on musical theater and book "The Birth of the musical theater of the Chuvashia", "My House", more than 40 articles on the art.


  • Tautovo school bears his name (Alikovsky district, 2010).
  • Boris Markov's street (Cheboksary)

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  • Борис Семенович Марков : [буклет] / ред.-сост. И. Евсеева. – Cheboksary : Б. и., 1994. – 1 л. : ил., портр.
  • Канюкова, А. С., "Жизнь, отданная театру"/ А. С. Канюкова, А. С. Марков. – Cheboksary: Изд-во ЧГУ, 1999. – 134 с. : ил.
  • Алексеев, О. "Оперăпа балет театрне – Борис Марков ятне" / О. Алексеев // Хыпар. – 2001. – 16 çу.
  • Кондратьев, В. "Борис Марков пурнăçĕпе паллаштарать" / В. Кондратьев // Хыпар. – 2001. – 21 нарăс.
  • Заломнов, П. Д. "Марков Борис Семенович" // Заломнов, П. Д. Чувашский государственный театр оперы и балета и ведущие мастера его сцены / П. Д. Заломнов. – Cheboksary, 2002. – С. 25-26.
  • Марков, А. С. "На театральных подмостках трагедии разыгрываются по-настоящему" / А. С. Марков // СЧ–Столица. – 2000. – 26 янв. – 1 февр. (№ 3). – С. 15.
  • Романов, П. В. "Марков Борис Семенович" / П. В. Романов // Краткая чувашская энциклопедия. – Cheboksary, 2001. – С. 263.
  • Л. И. Ефимов, «Элĕк Енĕ» (Край Аликовский), Alikovo, 1994.
  • "Аликовская энциклопедия", редколлегия: Ефимов Л.А., Ефимов Е.Л., Ананьев А. А., Терентьев Г. К., Cheboksary, 2009, ISBN 978-5-7670-1630-3.

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