Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

It is said that marriages are made in heaven, at least, when it comes to love marriage. However, when it comes to marriage and Sergei Mikhalkov Natalia Konchalovsky, no doubt remains - their meeting was preordained destiny that decided to combine these creative people from the well-known birth.

We invite the reader to get acquainted with the history of Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Life before meeting

Beauty Natalia Konchalovskaya never knew shortage of admirers. And since she moved in circles of intellectuals and artists, then took care of her beautiful, poetic dedications. But throw in the pool with Natalia in no hurry to head. And the first passionate infatuation she had only happened in '23 - elect was Alexei Bogdanov, the merchant, who dreamed of making a career of pianist. With him Natalya without parental blessing fled to America. There mailed Alex got a divorce from his first wife, and contracted marriage with Konchalovsky. However, hopes of newly minted spouses not justified either in terms of a career, either in terms of a strong marriage. At home they have already returned free of the bonds of marriage by people. It is later saved Natalya from execution after ex-husband.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Natalia Konchalovskaya first husband Alexei Bogdanov

In the mid-thirties of the last century managed to bring together the fate of the granddaughter of the famous artist VI Surikov Natalia Konchalovsky and hereditary nobleman, poet and playwright Sergey Mikhalkov. They met in the house owned by the family of Natalia Petrovna.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Nat Konchalovskaya with his brother and grandfather Vasily Surikov.

Leaving in Kharkov, a young but already recognized poet (known as the author of "Uncle steppe"), I realized that he could not live without it captivated a woman hopelessly in love. Right from Kharkov, he called Natalya Petrovna and confessed his love for her. And right there, right on the phone, I made a proposal.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

The young poet Sergei Mikhalkov.

Konchalovskaya surprised such an eventuality, but apparently sunk into her heart young and energetic poet, felt it a kindred spirit. And she agreed to marry. Under the march by Mendelssohn joined two old creative kind that left a considerable legacy of all mankind. And it is worth saying that Sergei and Natalia were worthy representatives of their famous names.

Sergei Mikhalkov was a talented poet and playwright, and his wife - writer and translator. We have an interesting literary pair! Mikhalkov did not embarrass his wife's age (Natalia was ten years older) and the presence of her daughter from her first marriage.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Natalia Konchalovsky, 1950.

Catherine, daughter Konchalovskaya from his first marriage, a young husband took as their own, and later she was adopted. Natalya and Sergei Mikhalkov Konchalovsky had two sons - Andron and Nikita Mikhalkov. Despite the complicated relationship with her husband, a wise woman has managed to preserve the family and raise children.

Why difficult? The fact that Sergei Mikhalkov was an incorrigible ladies' man and a great lover of female company. Natalia Petrovna husband loved and respected, and her family had been in the first place. So she had to stoically endure amorous wife hobbies. This remarkable woman was not only a creative person, but also a skillful hostess time to stay home and farm.

Family Nest

It was not just a creative tandem, but a real literary family. Mikhalkov wrote a lot, Konchalovskaya first read his work, prompted the idea and rules text. Maybe it was a successful creative tandem was the secret of longevity and marriage Konchalovskaya Mikhalkov?

Besides the economic and religious woman kept house just brilliant. Use earned money to equip the park lovingly at the house in Nikolina Gora. I got up early this morning, and members of the household have always seen it work at the typewriter. And she had time to bake bread, cook a delicious meal. And what she was needlework: sewing, embroidering, restored things.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Natalia Konchalovskaya with his son Nikita Mikhalkov.

The younger son Nikita was a welcome late child. Mother was already forty-five years, said she prayed for a long time to send down her this kid, and her request was heard in heaven. Although Sergei Mikhalkov was a person close to the highest echelons of power, but his wife still decided to baptize the children and taught them to go to church. The house even had a small iconostasis, placed in a small locker.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Sergei Mikhalkov and his sons Nikita and Andron.

The house Mikhalkov Konchalovsky and often gathered guests. The friendly hostess is always regaled his pastries, different dishes and gave to drink tea. Dating is never complete without reading poetry, discuss literary novelties.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Natalia Konchalovskaya surrounded by children and grandchildren: Anna and Artem Mikhalkov with his father, followed by Tatiana Mikhalkov Natalia Konchalovskaya, Andron Konchalovsky, for him - Yegor Konchalovsky. While Mikhalkov on duty traveling the country, Natalia Petrovna was a real stronghold for the whole family. She was always ready to listen, to help, to bless the household. The last years of his life completely devoted to her husband, family and house in Nikolina Gora, and even park and orchard. And even in the family, she continued to take care of yourself, always dressed well.

Natalia Konchalovsky and Sergei Mikhalkov: the union of two souls, fastened with creativity

Konchalovaskaya Natalia and Sergei Mikhalkov lived together in '53.

Chet Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky lived married in '53. Natalia Konchalovsky did not in 1988. In the memoirs of Sergei Mikhalkov, he wrote that his first wife was smart and talented hostess, rods and bulwark of the entire family. Even if the feelings between them over the years have cooled somewhat, an alliance of like-minded remained until the last days.