Сегодня родился Кукольник Нестор Васильевич
On September 20, 1809 in St. Petersburg the Puppeteer Nestor Vasilyevich was born. This is a Russian prose writer, a poet, a translator and a playwright of the first half of the 19th century, an author of texts of popular romances. Nestor Kukolnik's creativity was extensive and many-sided. Along with dramatic art, he successfully tried forces in a genre of the adventure story, historical story, art criticism, poetry and even in music. 27 composers, including Mikhail Glinka, wrote music on its verses.