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Nikolai Nikolaevich Kruchinin

Nikolai Kruchinin, USSR Guitarist, ethnographer.

Background

  • Kruchinin, Nikolai was born on October 29, 1885 in Moscow.

  • Career

    • Collected gypsy folklore. Directed the Ethnographic Ensemble of Old Gypsy Song, 1925-1929 (founded by him as a studio in 1920). Edited a collection of Old Russian Songs Preserved in the Gypsy Musical Tradition, 1929.
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    Born October 29, 1885
    Died January 1, 1962
    (aged 76)
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