"Christmas in My Country" by Alexander Vertinsky
Even though Russians will not be celebrating Christmas until January 7, for Russia Blog's readers in the non-Orthodox world, here is a Christmas song from the early 20th century Russian film and music star Alexander Nikolayevich Vertinsky ( 21 March 1889 - 21 May 1957).
Alexander Vertinsky's younger daughter Anastasiya Vertinskaya went on to marry the famous Russian actor Nikita Mikhailkov, who has produced internationally acclaimed Russian films like The Barber of Siberia and 12.
Click on the extended post to watch a 1913 Christmas cartoon produced by the Khanzhonkov Company in Moscow.
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