...the Chinese soldier sings the song!

Poster Number: PP 1207
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: The song is the "Song of Stalin" and the book illustrated on the poster shows that title. It may be referring to the 1936 title by Soviet composer Aram Khachaturian with words from a poem by Ashug Mirza Samad, or it could a version with the same title with music by Matvey I. Blanter and lyrics by Alexei Aleksandrovich Surkov. Moreover, it could be the Polish song by Konstanty I. Galcynksi that also used the title "Song of Stalin".
Media Size: 32.5x21.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1952
Technical Information on Poster: Publication No. 9777 ... [Illegible]
Glavlit Directory Number: A02715
Sources & Citation:

Archipova, A., & Melnicenko, M. (2010). Anekdoty o Staline: Teksty, kommentarii, issledovanija. Moskva: Moskva Rossijskij Gosudarstvennyj Gumanitarnyj Universitet
(p. 163, Khachaturian version and the poem by Ashug Mirza Samad)
Behrends, J. C. (2006). Die erfundene Freundschaft: Propaganda fur die Sowjetunion in Polen und in der DDR. (Zeithistorische Studien, no. 32). Köln: Böhlau. (Songs from Poland and their histories)
russian-records.com (Aram Khachaturian version)

Catalog Notes: PP 1207 Stalin c
Artist: Golub’, Petr Semenovich — Голубь, Петр Семенович
Petr Golub' attended the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts and graduated in 1938. His final work there was a large painting executed in gouache, The Dance of the Collective Farm Workers. Upon graduation, he permanently settled in Moscow. In 1944, he began to professionally participate in exhibitions; the first of such took place in Orenburg. He worked mainly as a poster artist but contributed illustrations as well to the journal Ogonek [Flame] (1947-1948) and he also produced ...
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Printer: 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop named for A. A. Zhdanov, Moscow — 1-я Образцовая типография им. А.А. Жданова
The 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop was named in honor of Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (1896-1948), a Soviet military leader and a senior member of the Politburo who died in 1948. Reportedly, Andrei Zhdanov controlled the atomic espionage division of the USSR and he was Josef Stalin's closest confidant. Historically, the 1st Exemplary Typography Workshop began as the Sharapov-Sytin Partnerhip, a printing workshop formed before the Russian Revolution. Ivan Dmitrievich Sytin (1851-1934) was the son of a peasant. ...
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Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow — Искусство, Москва
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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