Ivan Ivanovich Dzerzhinskii
Ivan Dzerzhinskii, USSR Composer.
Dzerzhinskii, Ivan was born on April 9, 1909 in Tambov.
Studied composition at the Leningrad Conservatory, 1932-1934. Pupil of P. Riazanov and B. Asafev.
In the early years of World War II, in Orenburg, and in Leningrad from 1944. His main work was in opera. Member of the board of the Leningrad Union of Composers, 1936-1948.