(Prokofiev: War and Peace). Sop. She is loved by the widowed Prince Andrei, but she falls for the charms of Prince Anatol (who is already married). Andrei volunteers for the Russian army. He is injured and Natasha's family flee occupied Moscow, taking him with them. She begs his forgiveness for leaving him, but too late—he is dying. Created (1945 vers.) by M. A. Nadion; (1946 vers.) by T. N. Lavrova.