Konstantin DANKEVICH, USSR Composer. Professor, Kiev Conservatory, since 1953; Popular Artist of USSR since 1954; Honoured Art Worker of USSR since 1941; Chairman, Ukrainia Union of Composers, since 1956; Secretary, USSR Union of Composers, since 1948. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1951; medal. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.
1959 member, Soviet composers’ delegation United States of America. Deputy, Ukrainia Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. 1929-1935 teacher of theoretical subjects, 1935-1942 lecturer, and 1944-1951 Director, Odessa Conservatory.
1942-1943 Artistic Director, Song and Dance Ensemble of Transcaucasian NKVD troops. 1948-1953 Professor, composition class, Odessa Conservatory.