Born in Omsk, Russia on July 4, 1911. Telegin immigrated to southern California in 1929. After graduating from Otis Art Institute, he worked in Los Angeles as an interior decorator while painting in his leisure. After serving in WWII, he returned to Los Angeles and worked as an architect until retiring in 1976. He died in Glendale, CA on Nov. 21, 2002.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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