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Porfirii Danilovich Demutskii

Porfirii Demutskii, USSR Folklorist, conductor, composer.

Background

  • Demutskii, Porfirii was born on March 10, 1860 in the village of Ianishivtsy in the Kiev Gouvernement.

  • Career

    • Member of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences Committee for Ethnography. Taught at the N. V. Lysenko Institute for Musical Drama, Kiev. One of the first to record Ukrainian folk motives.
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    Died June 3, 1927
    (aged 67)
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