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Vasilii Vasil'evich Andreev

Vasilii Andreev, Musician.

Background

  • Andreev, Vasilii was born on January 26, 1861 in near Bezhetsk, Tula Gouvernement.

  • Career

    • Balalaika virtuoso and the greatest authority on this instrument. Founder of the first Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments in Petersburg in 1886. Many tours in Russia and abroad with his orchestra.

      Composed music for the balalaika.
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    Born January 26, 1861
    Died December 26, 1918
    (aged 57)
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