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Yanis Andreevich IVANOV

Yanis IVANOV, USSR Composer. Professor, Latvia Conservatory since 1955; board member, Latvia Union of Composers, since 1956 and USSR Union of Composers, since 1957; Honoured Artist of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1950; medal, 1950; Stalin Prize, 1950.


  • IVANOV, Yanis was born in 1906 in Preyli, Latvia.

  • Education

    • 1931 graduated composition and piano class, Riga Conservatory.


    • In 1930's conducted symphony orchestras. Since 1944 Artistic Director, Music Broadcasting, Radio Riga, 1946-1955 lecturer, Latvia Conservatory. 1950-1951 Chairman, Latvia Union of Composers.

      Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 and 1954 convocation.
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    Born 1906