On September 12, a postcard with a commemorative stamp “The 100th Birth Anniversary of A.S. Menaker (1913-1982), Honored Artist of the RSFSR” is issued

Menaker Aleksandr Semenovich is a famous Soviet actor, stage director, a member of “Mironova and Menaker” duet, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1978).

In 1939 he made his debut with musical humoresques with his wife M. Mironova in the Miniature and Varity Theater of Moscow. Among their joint works are “Moscow meetings”, and “Familiar portraits”. The duet of actors participated in the Hermitage program with a spectacle “Here comes the steamer”.

Since 1954 theatre of two actors – Mironova and Menaker (a director and an artistic director) made a spectacle “Speaking letters”, a review “In our house”, a spectacle “Family matters”.

Menaker and Mironova successfully performed in the USSR and abroad. The stage spectacles “Family matters”, “Blots”, “A man and women” and “Room in a hotel” were very popular among the spectators.

The postcard with a commemorative stamp depicts A.S. Menaker’s portrait and actor playing the piano.

Design: R. Komsa.

Face value: letter “B”.


Circulation: 12 thousand copies.

« back