10 February-Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago was an award winning movie. The movie, which was released in 1965 was based on a novel of the same name. The novel was written by poet and novelist Boris Pasternak who was a native of soviet Russia. It was published in 1959. The movie, Doctor Zhivago was the winner of five Oscars at the Academy Awards in 1966.

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was born in Moscow in 1890. For a time he studied music in Moscow but moved to Germany in 1912 to study philosophy at the University of Marburg. He returned to Moscow and became an author. Boris Pasternak awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958. He died at the age of 70 on May 30th 1960.

Boris Pasternak, who was the author of Doctor Zhivago was born in the year 1890 On This Day.

Boris Pasternak photo

Boris Pasterna Statue Perm Russia

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