How to say the name: ‘Prokofiev’ is said like Pro-cough-ee-eff. ‘Sergei’ is said like ‘Sir-gay’. Born: April 1891 in Sontsovka, Russia (now Krasne in Donetsk oblast, Ukraine). Prokofiev’s grave in Moscow Died: March 1953 in Moscow, Russia.
Leo Tolstoy ~ Born Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy September 1828 in Yasnaya Polyana, Russian Empire Died November 1910 (aged in Astapovo, Russian Empire. Russian novelist regarded as one of the greatest of all time.