Eduard Schmieder
Eduard Schmieder (born 2 May 1948 in Lviv, Soviet Union) is a violinist, teacher and conductor. He is a highly regarded violin pedagogue. Lord Yehudi Menuhin said, "Eduard Schmieder is one of the out...
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Lenny Krayzelburg
Lenny Krayzelburg (born September 28, 1975, as Leonid Krayzelburg; Ukrainian: Леонід Крайзельбург, Russian: Леонид Крайзельбург) is an American former backstroke swimmer, and Olympic gold meda...
Lydia T. Black
Lydia T. Black (December 16, 1925 – March 12, 2007) was an American anthropologist. She won an American Book Award for Russians in Tlingit America: The Battles of Sitka, 1802 And 1804.
She g...
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Vanes Martirosyan
Vanes Norik Martirosyan (Armenian: Վանես Մարտիրոսյան) (born May 1, 1986 in Abovyan, Armenia) is an Armenian-American professional boxer.Vanes is currently the WBC Silver Light Middleweight Champio...
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Pyotr Grigorenko
Petro Grigorenko or Petro Hryhorovych Hryhorenko or Pyotr Grigoryevich Grigorenko (Ukrainian: Петро́ Григо́рович Григоре́нко, Russian: Пётр Григо́рьевич Григоре́нко; October 16, 1907 – Februar...
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Alexei Haieff
Alexei Vasilievich Haieff, (August 25, 1914 – March 1, 1994) was an American composer of orchestral and choral works. He is known for following Stravinsky's neoclassicism, observing an austere econom...
Lucille Roberts
Lucille Roberts (December 7, 1943 – July 17, 2003) was an American businesswoman and entrepreneur who founded the Lucille Roberts chain of health clubs. A self-proclaimed "exercise nut", she turned he...
Ivan Lebedeff
Ivan Lebedeff (18 June 1894 – 31 March 1953) was a Russian film actor. He appeared in 66 films between 1926 and 1953.He was born in Ushpol (later Užpaliai), Lithuania, then part of the Russian E...
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Alexei Tsvetkov
Alexei Petrovich Tsvetkov (also spelled as Aleksei Cvetkov; Russian: Алексе́й Петро́вич Цветко́в; born in Stanyslaviv, Ukraine on February 2, 1947) is a Russian poet and essayist. Not to be confus...
Joseph Berger (author)
Joseph Berger (born 1945) is the author of several books, and has been a staff reporter and editor for The New York Times since 1984.
Berger was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to the Unit...
Roberta Achtenberg
Roberta Achtenberg (born July 20, 1950) is an American politician. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S...
Mark Krikorian
Mark Krikorian has been the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a think-tank in Washington, D.C since 1995. The Center describes itself as an "independent, non-partisan research ...
Elya Baskin
Ilya Zalmanovich Baskin (Russian: Илья́ (Э́лиа) За́лманович Ба́скин; Latvian: Iļja Zalmanovičs Baskins; born 11 August 1950), known as Elya Baskin, is an American actor.
Baskin was born to...
Baruch Korff
Baruch Korff (July 4, 1914 – July 26, 1995) was a longtime Jewish community activist. He was politically close to Richard Nixon, and was known as "Nixon's rabbi."
Korff was born in Ukraine and emi...
Dmitry Sitkovetsky
Dmitry Yulianovich Sitkovetsky (Russian: Дмитрий Юлианович Ситковецкий; born September 27, 1954) is a Soviet-Russian born classical violinist and conductor.
Dmitry Sitkovetsky was born in Baku...
Yury Verlinsky
Yury Verlinsky (1 September 1943 – 16 July 2009) was a Russian-American medical researcher specializing in embryo and cellular genetics (genetic cytology). He is best known as a pioneer in pren...
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Gokor Chivichyan
Gokor Chivichyan (Armenian: Գոքոր Չիվիչյան; born 1963) is an Armenian Judo, submission grappling, and mixed martial arts instructor. Chivichyan currently trains professional and amateur fighters a...
Jack Delano
Jack Delano (August 1, 1914 – August 12, 1997) was an American photographer for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and a composer noted for his use of Puerto Rican folk material.
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Dimitri Simes
Dimitri K. Simes (Russian: Дмитрий Константинович Симис; b. 1947) is a foreign policy analyst and author who serves as president of The Center for the National Interest (formerly, the The Nixon Ce...
Vera Nazarian
Vera Nazarian (born May 25, 1966 in Moscow, Russia) is an Armenian-Russian (by ethnicity) American writer of fantasy, science fiction and other "wonder fiction" including Mythpunk, an artist, and the ...
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Raya Garbousova
Raya Garbousova (Russian: Ра́я Га́рбузова; 25 September 1909 – January 28, 1997) was a cellist and teacher.
According to the biography contained in the program booklet for the 1997 memorial co...
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Eugene Levinson
Eugene Levinson is the former principal double bassist of the New York Philharmonic and teaches at the Juilliard School.
According to the New Method for Double Bass (Carl Fischer edition), Levinso...