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At a Glance
1 video tape containing two poetry readings by Igor' Chinnov: Reading No.3 – Mostly Grotesques from Books 7 and 8; Reading No.4 – made following his return from Moscow. Reading No.3 originally recorded in October 1992 and Reading No.4 in the fall of 1993 by Nicholas Bancroft. Copies made May 9, 2000.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Igor' Chinnov Poetry Readings; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Processed -- October 2022. There was no AS resource record, collection innitially was linked to BAR General Manuscript Collection record. In Oct. 2022 Collection AS Resource and Voyger records were created, bib ID was assigned.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Igor Vladimirovich Chinnov (1909 – 1996), Russian poet, Professor of Russian Literature at the universities of Kansas, Pittsburgh, and Vanderbilt. Emigrated to the West during the Second World War. Settled in France after the war. Became known as a poet of the Paris Note. In 1953 Moved to West Germany. Worked on the Russian desk of Radio Liberty in Munich (1955-1962). Moved to the USA in 1962.