Andrew Lang (1844 – 1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang was also a prolific author of works both fiction and non; he wrote his own fairy tales such as Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia, and wrote numerous historical texts. ‘The Death Of Koschei The Deathless’ is a fairy-tale that was collected and retold by Andrew Lang. Koschei The Deathless is a famous character of Russian folklore - hi is an immortal greedy creature that brings harm to people. The story tells us about Prince Ivan who has three sisters and whose parents die telling him to marry all the sisters to the first people who will woo.