Nikolai Iakovlevich Miaskovskii
Nikolai Miaskovskii, USSR Composer.
Miaskovskii, Nikolai was born on April 20, 1881 in near Warsaw.
Graduated from the School of Military Engineering, 1902. Graduated from the Petersburg Conservatory, 1911. Pupil of N. Rimskii-Korsakov and A. Liadov.
Grew up in Orenburg, Kazan’ and Novgorod. First compositions, 1896-1898. In the army, 1914-1918.
Professor at the Moscow Conservatory from 1926 to the end of his life. Composed many symphonies and works for chamber music ensembles.