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Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin

Mikhail Gnesin, Composer, musicologist.

Background

  • Gnesin, Mikhail was born on February 22, 1883 in Rostov-on-Don.

  • Education

    • Pupil of N. Rimskii-Korsakov and Liadov.

    Career

    • Taught in music schools in Ekaterinodar, Rostov-on-Don, and Moscow. Professor at the Moscow Conservatory, 1925-1935, at the Leningrad Conservatory, 1935-1944, and at the Gnesin Pedagogical Institute for Music, Moscow, 1944-1951. A. Khachaturian was one of his many pupils.

      Used Jewish folk motifs in some of his early works. Travelled in Palestine.
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    Born February 22, 1883
    Died May 5, 1957
    (aged 74)
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