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Nikolai Petrovich Osipov

Nikolai Osipov, USSR Balalaika player.

Background

  • Osipov, Nikolai was born on January 28, 1896 in Petersburg. Brother of the pianist and conductor D. Osipov.

  • Career

    • Artistic director and conductor of the Russian State Folk Orchestra from 1940. Virtuoso balalaika player.
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    Born January 28, 1896
    Died May 9, 1945
    (aged 49)
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