... The unrequited feeling left a deep trace in the heart of the composer. Unable to control his emotions, in 1903 he wrote a waltz and dedicated it to Vera. Kuss called the new work "Amur Waves", referring, perhaps, not only to the Far Eastern river, but also to his own unrequited love. We all know that the god of love in ancient Roman mythology was called Cupid, no matter how cloying and sentimental it all sounds. One of the editions of "Amur Waves" and other waltzes with dedications was personally presented by Kuss to Vera Yakovlevna.
... We can only guess how the relationship between the characters developed further, and how Kirillenko's husband reacted to all this in general. It is only known that with the beginning of the First World War, Max Kuss was sent as a kapellmeister to the front. He left Vladivostok and the woman who inspired him to write the waltz. He never saw Vera Yakovlevna again in his life. And only on the cover of the sheet music album with "Amur Waves", which at that time was well sold, her small profile was flaunted...
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