Dokshitser, Timofei was born on December 13, 1921 in Nezhin.
Pupil of I. Vasilevskii and M. Tabakov.
3rd prize at the All-Union Competition of Musicians (wind instruments), 1941. Soloist with the orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, 1945, gained a reputation as a virtuoso trumpet player. Lecturer at the Gnesin Pedagogical Institute of Music.