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Nikolai Dmitrievich Nabokov

Nikolai Nabokov, USSR Composer.

Background

  • Nabokov, Nikolai was born on April 17, 1903 in Liubcha near Grodno.

  • Education

    • Studied in Moscow, then in Berlin.

    Career

    • Cousin of Vladimir Nabokov. Lived in Paris until 1933. Moved to the USA. General secretary of the Congress for the Freedom of Culture, 1952-1963.

      Artistic director of the Berlin Festival, 1963-1968. Wrote music for several ballets (Oda, 1934, choreography, L. Miasin. Poslednii Tsvetok, 1958, choreography, T. Gzovskii.

      Don Quichotte, choreography, George Balanchine).
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    Born April 17, 1903
    Died April 6, 1978
    (aged 74)
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