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Walk of Fame of the Russian culture has been started in the Russian Cultural Garden in 2018.

Over a hundred of Russian cultural heroes have been commemorated in the Walk of Fame, and more are coming!

You may become a sponsor of your favorite cultural hero, too. Donate $150 and let us know name of  what famous writer, musician, artist, cinema or theater achiever, scientist or engineer you would love to adopt. Don't see a name on our Walk of Fame? Not a problem! Once sponsored, the name will be engraved on the brick and installed on the Walk of Fame. You will receive a Certificate and will be invited to the installation ceremony.

 
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Big thanks to people and organizations who sponsored the bricks with engraved names of their hero!

Here is the list of the names of the famous Russian writers, poets, musicians, scientists, engineers, performers, cinema and theatrical achievers and Nobel Prize winners along with the names of their sponsors.

Name Years Field Adopted by
   

Literature

 
Alexander Blok 1880-1921 Poet Elena Gomer
Alexander Pushkin 1799-1831 Poet Victoria Zasukhina
Anna Akhmatova 1889-1966 Poet Alexander Smolensky
Anton Chekhov 1860-1904 Writer Natalia Tararova
Arkady Strugatsky 1925-1991 Writer Alexander Smolensky, Sergey Kuchukov
Boris Strugatsky 1933-2012 Writer Alexander Smolensky, Sergey Kuchukov
Bulat Okudzhava 1924-1997 Poet Boris Vinogradsky
Fyodor Dostoevsky 1821-1881 Writer Vera Astreika
Isaac Babel 1894-1941 Writer Yury and Regina Dorman
Ivan Krylov 1769-1844 Poet  
Ivan Turgenev 1818-1883 Writer Kristina Shapiro
Leo Tolstoy 1828-1910 Writer Svetlana Stolyarova
Marina Tsvetaeva 1892-1941 Poet Svetlana Stolyarova, Marina Badardinova
Maxim Gorky 1868-1936 Writer Sergey Kuchukov
Mikhail Bulgakov 1891-1940 Writer Irina Belkofer
Mikhail Lermontov 1814-1841 Poet Sergey Kuchukov
Mikhail Saltykov-Schedrin 1826-1889 Writer Mark Merman
Nikolai Gogol 1809-1852 Writer  
Osip Mandelshtam 1891-1938 Poet Anonymous
Sergei Yesenin 1895-1925 Poet Tatiana Pilipenko in memory of parents: Yulia Zelyukova and Aleksand Tigay
Vladimir Mayakovsky 1893-1930 Poet Sergey Kuchukov
Vladimir Nabokov 1899-1977 Writer Natalia Tararova
Vladimir Vysotsky 1938-1980 Poet Boris Vinogradsky
Mikhail Zhvanetsky 1934 Writer Konstantin Pavolotsky
Varlam Shalamov 1907-1982 Writer Elena Naydinskaya
   

Music

 
Alexander Borodin 1833-1887 Composer  
David Oistrakh 1908-1974 Violinist  
Dmitry Shostakovich 1906-1975 Composer  
Emil Gilels 1916-1985 Pianist  
Igor Stravinsky 1882-1971 Composer  
Mikhail Glinka 1804-1857 Composer  
Mily Balakirev 1837-1910 Composer  
Modest Mussorgsky 1839-1881 Composer  
Mstislav Rastropovich 1927-2007 Cellist  
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844-1908 Composer Ken Kovach
Pyotr Tchaikovsky 1840-1893 Composer Vera Astreika
Sergei Prokofiev 1891-1953 Composer Kondratovs, Anna, Alexander and Maria
Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873-1943 Composer Julia Vaynberg
Sviatoslav Richter 1915-1997 Pianist  
   

Science

 
Aleksandr Lyapunov 1857-1918 Mathematics  
Aleksander Butlerov 1828-1876 Chemistry  
Andrey Kolmogorov 1903-1987 Mathematics  
Andrey Markov 1856-1922 Mathematics  
Dmitri Mendeleev 1834-1907 Chemistry Julia Vaynberg, Alexandr Granovskiy
Igor Kurchatov 1903-1960 Physics Sergey Kuchukov
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky 1857-1935 Astronautics Sergey Kuchukov
Mikhail Lomonosov 1711-1765 Science Elena Gomer
Nikolai Lobachevsky 1792-1856 Mathematics Sergey Kuchukov
Nikolai Vavilov 1887-1943 Biology Maria Diakonova
Nikolai Zelinsky 1861-1953 Chemistry  
Nikolay Pirogov 1810-1891 Medicine Boris Vinogradsky
Sergei Korolev 1907-1966 Engineering Sergey Kuchukov
Vladimir Vernadsky 1863-1945 Geology  
Yuri Gagarin 1934-1968 First man in space Rick Wolfe
Semyon Chelyuskin 1700-1764 Polar explorer Rick Wolfe
Lev Vygotsky 1896-1934 Psychology Marina Sokolsky
Valentin Kargin 1907-1969 Chemistry Alexander Kabanov
Sofia Kovalevskaya 1850-1891 Mathematics Artem Zvavich
   

Theatre

 
Sergei Diaghilev 1872-1929 Ballet impresario  
Anna Pavlova 1881-1931 Ballet  
Galina Ulanova 1910-1998 Ballet  
Maya Plisetskaya 1925-2015 Ballet Opus Gallery
Rudolf Nureyev 1938-1993 Ballet  
Feodor Shalyapin 1873-1938 Opera  
Leonid Sobinov 1872-1934 Opera  
Elena Obraztsova  1939-2015 Opera Olga Druzhinina ana Irina Tchernova
Dmitri Hvorostovsky 1962-2017 Opera Natalia Aladyshkina
Konstantin Stanislavski 1863-1938 Theatre director  
Vsevolod Meyerhold 1874-1940 Theatre director  
Yevgeny Vakhtangov 1883-1922 Theatre director  
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko 1858-1943 Theatre director  
   

Art

 
Isaak Levitan 1860-1900 Artist  
Ivan Aivazovsky 1817-1900 Artist Sergey Kuchukov
Valentin Serov 1865-1911 Artist  
Vasily Surikov 1848-1916 Artist  
Mikhail Vrubel 1856-1910 Artist  
Ilya Repin 1844-1930 Artist  
Wassily Kandinsky 1866-1944 Artist  
Kazimir Malevich 1879-1935 Artist  
Marc Chagall 1887-1985 Artist  
Victor Vasnetsov 1848-1926 Artist Elena Gomer
Alexei Savrasov 1830-1897 Artist Mark Merman
Vera Mukhina 1889-1953 Sculptor Sergey Kuchukov
Ernst Neizvestny 1925-2016 Sculptor  
   

Cinema

 
Sergey Eisenshtein 1898-1946 Film director  
Grigori Alexandrov 1903-1983 Film director  
Andrei Tarkovsky 1932-1986 Film director  
   

Nobel Prize Winner

 
Ivan Pavlov 1849-1936 Medicine Sergey Kuchukov
Ilya Mechnikov 1845-1916 Medicine Mikhail Khoretonenko
Ivan Bunin 1870-1953 Literature  
Nikolai Semyonov 1896-1986 Chemistry  
Boris Pasternak 1890- Literature Boris Vinogradsky
Igor Tamm 1895-1971 Physics  
Ilya Frank 1908-1990 Physics  
Pavel Cherenkov 1904-1990 Physics  
Lev Landau 1908-1968 Physics Sergey Kuchukov
Nikolay Basov 1922-2001 Physics  
Alexander Prokhorov 1916-2002 Physics  
Mikhail Sholokhov 1905-1984 Literature Sergey Kuchukov
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 1918-2008 Literature  
Leonid Kantorovich 1912-1986 Economics  
Andrei Sakharov 1921-1989 Peace Igor Efimov, Dharmesh Mehta
Pyotr Kapitsa 1894-1984 Physics Tatiana Pilipenko (in memory of parents - Yuliya Zelyukova and Aleksandr Tigay)
Joseph Brodsky 1940-1996 Literature Aleksandr Stolyarov
Zhores Alferov 1930 Physics  
Alexei Abrikosov 1828-1917 Physics  
Vitaly Ginzberg 1916-2009 Physics

 

       
    To Be Installed  
Andrei Rublev 1360-1370  - 1427-1430 Artist Russian-American Cultural Society
Sergius of Radonezh 1314-1392 Spitirual Leader Russian-American Cultural Society
Aleksey N Tolstoy 1883-1945 Writer Alexander Smolensky

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