|Mikhail Stakhovich (1819-1858)
Mikhail Stakhovich (1819-1858) - an amateur guitarist, poet, writer, collector of Russian folk songs, the student MT Vysotsky and AO Sichrow. Born in the village pal Eletski county province of Orel Russia. Descended from an ancient noble family, which is mentioned in the genealogical books of Poltava, Chernihiv, Moscow and Orel provinces. Initial inflammation and the formation of tanie received a home under the supervision of a French tutor. In 1841, he graduated from the verbal faculty of Moscow University. As he finished a few years traveling abroad, and on his return to Russia was engaged in literature, music and the study of folklore. The author of the first printed work on the history of Russian guitar essay "The History of the seven-stringed guitar," which was first published in the journals "Muscovite" in 1854 and "Anchor" - in 1858, and published a pamphlet published by F. Stellovsky in 1864 .