|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1924, USA|
|Death: ||May 21, 2010|
Louis Anthony Pedrotti was born on February 23, 1924.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Pedrotti received his B.A. in Foreign Languages and Political Science in 1948 from Occidental College; and his M.A. (1951) and Ph.D. (1959) in Slavic Languages & Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.
He came to the University of California, Riverside (UCR) in 1959 as the first appointment in the Russian Studies Program, receiving the Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award in 1977. He retired from active service in 1989, becoming a Professor Emeritus.
His interests were in the teaching of Russian; Russian literature of the pre-Revolutionary period, especially Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Senkovsky, Chekhov and Bunin; Russian civilization and folklore; Polish literature; Romanoviana; and the early period of Russian science fiction and fantasy literature.
Pedrotti publications included "The Genesis of a Literary Alien: Jozef-Julian Srekowsky" (1965) and "Osip Senkovsky's 'The Fantastic Journeys of Baron Brambeus'" (1993).
He passed away on May 21, 2010 in Riverside, California. His ashes are scattered at the UCR Botanical Gardens.
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: University of California, Riverside Botanical Gardens
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Record added: May 24, 2012
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On this 70th Anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Bulge, I remember my undergraduate Russian language and literature professor and fellow veteran, who was a bazooka carrier with Company L, 395th Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division in the Ar...(Read more)|
Joshua Van Stone Forster
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I miss you, my friend.|
Daryl & Barbara (Biggs) Mallett
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