Aleksandra Nikolaevna Pakhmutova
Aleksandra Pakhmutova, USSR Composer.
Pakhmutova, Aleksandra was born on November 9, 1929 in near Volgograd.
Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory (composition class of V. I. Shebalin), 1953.
Finished postgraduate training there, 1956. Became an established composer of Soviet songs (written with the poet N. N. Dobronravov), vocal and symphonic works. Wrote music for a ballet produced at the Bolshoi Theatre, 1973.