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Semen Aleksandrovich Chernetskii

Semen Chernetskii, USSR Major-general, conductor.

Background

  • Chernetskii, Semen was born in 1881.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petersburg Conservatory, 1917.

    Career

    • Joined the Red Army, 1918. Well known military composer and conductor. Inspector of all military bands in the Soviet Army, 1924-1949.

      Organized the entire music system of the Soviet armed forces. Wrote over 100 military marches and songs.
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    Born 1881
    Died 1950
    (aged 69)
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