Villuan, Vasilii was born on October 28, 1850 in Moscow. Nephew of the pianist A. Villuan.
In 1873, organized and directed, till 1918, the music classes at the Nizhegorodskii section of the Russkoe Muzykal’noe Obshchestvo (Russian Music Society). Taught violin and piano. One of his many pupils was S. Liapunov.