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Prokofiev (surname)

Prokofiev (also spelled Prokofeev and Prokof'ev) is a Russian (Проко́фьев) and Ukrainian (Прокоф'єв) surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alexander Prokofyev (1900–1971), Soviet poet
  • (1942—2007), Russian ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer

  • Andrey Prokofyev (1959–1989), Soviet athlete
  • Gabriel Prokofiev, England-based composer and music producer
  • Georgy Prokofiev (1902–1939), Soviet balloonist
  • Oleg Prokofiev (1928–1998), Russian artist, sculptor and poet, son of the composer Sergei Prokofiev
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer
  • Sergei Prokofieff (born 1954), Russian anthroposophist
  • Sergei Prokofyev (footballer) (born 1995), Russian footballer
  • Stanislav Prokofyev (born 1987), Russian footballer
Prokofiev (song)

"Prokofiev" was a single released by the Damned in 1991 on the Skinnies Cut label.

The song was recorded in June 1990 in Rat Scabies' home studio, consisting of a loop of The Stooges' song "Gimme Danger", over which Brian James improvised on guitar and sound effects. At a later point, vocals by Dave Vanian were added.

The single was sold on The Damned's September 1991 reunion tour of the US and came without a picture sleeve. It was later remixed for Not of This Earth in 1996.

The song was a tribute to the composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Prokofiev (disambiguation)

Prokofiev most commonly refers to Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953), Russian composer.

Prokofiev, Prokofyev or Prokofieff may also refer to:

  • Prokofiev (surname)
  • Prokofiev (song), 1991 song by The Damned
  • Prokofiev (crater), on Mercury
  • Sergei O. Prokofieff (Christian esotericist, grandson of Sergei Prokofiev)
Prokofiev (crater)

Prokofiev is a crater on the north pole of the planet Mercury. Data from the MESSENGER spacecraft indicates that it contains water ice and organic compounds.