—Welcome to DIANABURGIN.COM—
Professor Burgin playing for her young canine companion, Darya Samsonovna (Dasha).
This site is for readers of Russian literature and lovers of classical music. It features:
- The creative and scholarly writing of Professor Diana Lewis Burgin of U‑Mass/Boston, including the first English publication of her most recent book, Five Hard Pieces, and work in Russian gender studies.
- Original verse translations of selected poems by Marina Tsvetaeva, Sophia Parnok and other Russian writers.
- Historic photographs and other musical memorabilia from the archives of American virtuoso violinist, Ruth Posselt, and former concertmaster and associate conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Richard Burgin.