While in Russia and the Soviet Republic, Phillip Harrington often photographed musicians and artists. These photos span the years 1956 to 1967 and include musicians such as Victor Zelchenko - Виктор Зельченко, Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник, Eric Dibay - Эрик Дибай, Kostya Baholdin - Костя Бахолдин, Georgy Garanian (or Garanyan) - Гео́ргий Гараня́н, Alexei Zoubov - Алексей Зубов, Igor Birukshtis, and Igor Kutsevitsky.

 

Also shown here are several photographs of puppeteer Sergey Obraztsov, the master of the puppet show, along with several photos of his puppets. Also shown is American television personality Jack Paar, Vladimir Lepko, Vladimir Vasiliev, and Ekaterina Maximova.

These images have remained unseen for over 50 years.

Actor Innokenty Smoktunovsky, preparing for a stage performance in Moscow, 1967
Actor Innokenty Smoktunovsky, preparing for a stage performance in Moscow, 1967
Yuri Saulsky - Юрий Саульский Moscow 1956
Yuri Saulsky - Юрий Саульский Moscow 1956

Yuri Saulsky - Юрий Саульский Moscow 1956

Jazz in Moscow 1956
Jazz in Moscow 1956

Left to right: Erik Dibay - Эрик Дибай, Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник, Georgy Garanyan - Гео́ргий Гараня́н, Alexei Zubov, Igor Birukshtis (possibly, on piano)

Jazz band in Moscow, 1956
Jazz band in Moscow, 1956

Viktor Zelchenko, trumpet; Ernest "Erik" Dibai, clarinet; Georgy Garanian (or Garanyan), alto sax; Alexei Zoubov, tenor sax; Aleksandr Salgannik, drums; and possibly Igor Birukshtis on piano, and Igor Kutsevitsky on bass

Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник
Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник

Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник, performing in Moscow 1956

Jazz in Moscow 1956: Viktor Zelchenko
Jazz in Moscow 1956: Viktor Zelchenko

Victor Zelchenko - Виктор Зельченко, Alik Salganik - Алик Салганник, Eric Dibay - Эрик Дибай

Georgy Garanian - Гео́ргий Гараня́н, in Moscow 1956
Georgy Garanian - Гео́ргий Гараня́н, in Moscow 1956

Georgy Garanian (or Garanyan) - Гео́ргий Гараня́н, performing in Moscow 1956

Alexei Zoubov - Алексей Зубов
Alexei Zoubov - Алексей Зубов

Alexei Zoubov - Алексей Зубов performing in Moscow, 1956

Kostya Baholdin (Костя Бахолдин) performing in Moscow, 1956
Kostya Baholdin (Костя Бахолдин) performing in Moscow, 1956

Kostya Baholdin (Костя Бахолдин) performing in Moscow, 1956. Константин Бахолдин

Puppet Maker 1956
Puppet Maker 1956

Woman making puppets for the Sergey Obraztsov puppet theater, 1956

Sergey Obraztsov Theater Puppeteers, Moscow 1956
Sergey Obraztsov Theater Puppeteers, Moscow 1956
Sergey Obraztsov Theater Puppeteers, Moscow 1956
Sergey Obraztsov Theater Puppeteers, Moscow 1956
Sergey Obraztsov
Sergey Obraztsov

Puppeteer Sergey Obraztsov with one of his puppets in Moscow 1956

Sergey Obraztsov
Sergey Obraztsov

Puppet master Sergey Obraztsov entertaining visitors in 1961. Jack Paar is at left.

Sergey Obraztsov
Sergey Obraztsov

Puppet master Sergey Obraztsov entertaining visitors in 1961. Jack Paar is at left.

Sergey Obraztsov
Sergey Obraztsov

Puppet master Sergey Obraztsov entertaining visitors in 1961. Jack Paar is visible at far left.

Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Fashion show in Moscow during Soviet times, 1956
Soviet Fashion Show, 1961
Soviet Fashion Show, 1961

Fashion show in Moscow, 1961

Vladimir Lepko
Vladimir Lepko

Comic actor Vladimir Lepko on vacation at Sochi in 1956

Bolshoi Ballet 1967
Bolshoi Ballet 1967

Two dancers backstage at the Bolshoi Ballet in 1967. It is possible they are Vladimir Vasiliev and Ekaterina Maximova, though is not yet verified.

Unidentified sculptor, Moscow 1956
Unidentified sculptor, Moscow 1956