- Count Grigori Grigorievich . 1734–83, Russian soldier and a lover of Catherine II. He led (with his brother, Count Aleksey Grigorievich Orlov, 1737–1808) the coup that brought Catherine to power
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The tenors Nikolsky, Orlov, and Vassiliev all had fine voices.The Russian Opera
That may be true, but it was absolutely impossible to judge of Orlov by what he read.
They played cards in Orlov's study, and Polya and I handed them tea.
"You will excuse me," said Orlov, nodding towards the coffee.
I went out of the study, and I don't know what answer Orlov received.