On 24 August 1909, the Shostakoviches’ daughter Zoya was born. During the 1910s, the family spent several summers in the village of Irinovka 34 versts from St. Petersburg.
D.B. Shostakovich is engaged in forestry and peat mining in the possession of von Rennenkampf industrialists.
On their estate in Irinovka, the Shostakovichs spent the summer months until 1917.