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The first time the future actor Kozakov has stepped on the stage in Prikamye

in the Evening on Friday, on April, 22nd, it became known about death of the great actor and the director of Michael Kozakov. This news to inhabitants of village Black in Krasnokamsk area of the Perm edge became news about leaving of the loved one. Kozakov has spent here some children`s years - with 1941 for 1944: his family during war has been evacuated in this village. In Black Misha Kozakov has gone to the first class.

- At us here on a broader scale was much leningradtsev, - has told « pensioner Evgenie Schukin whom many years have lived in Black. - at us children`s camp Litfonda - children of writers and poets took place. Among children there was also Misha. My mum Natalia   Akindinovna Shishkin - the teacher. She told that Misha loved, vychitav something from the encyclopaedia, to set to teachers complicated questions.

- Such clever, dark boy was and at all the hooligan, - remembers Nadezhda Petrovna Maltsev who at that time worked at school. - to us at - went still doshkolenkom together with mum - it the director of studies at children from Litfonda was. They lived at Shury, the school cleaner at whom the husband at the front wared.  

Misha among the schoolmates at village school Black.
a photo: from school archive.

- Michael Kozakov remembered later, what exactly in Black it has celebrated the semiletie. The rural boy of Roofing felt then has presented to it a clay coin box in the form of a small house very similar in what there lived Misha with mum, - regional specialist Peter Peters tells. - Kozakov`s debut on a scene too was in Black: in local club Misha read verses about the military plane which turns over a head.

Old residents tell that evacuation of Leningrad children was a great occasion for village. Boys and little girls felt sorry, helped. Therefore even after returning home children did not forget Black which affably has met them and has helped to endure difficult years.

- When to school of 50 years it was executed, it in 1982 was, for solemn evening have arrived a little leningradtsev, - native Black Lyudmila Maslov speaks. - who could not, has sent messages. Including from Michael Kozakov the letter has come. It then could not arrive, that all to meet. But Michael has visited at us in
2008 when came on tour to Perm. There was an autumn - rainy and very dirty. Therefore it on Black did not walk, only on a cemetery descended and has come into the house where evacuated when - that placed. Now there, of course, absolutely other people live. But it its memoirs …

In 2010 at village school Black have opened the memorial board devoted to evacuated children of Litfonda in which number there was also Misha Kozakov.