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Konstantin Iraklievich MASSALITINOV

Konstantin MASSALITINOV, USSR Composer and conductor. Leader, Voronezh Folk Choir, since 1942; Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1955. Lenin Prize, 1949.

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  • MASSALITINOV, Konstantin was born in 1905 in Voronezh.

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    • 1929 graduated piano and choir conducting classes at a music technicum.

    Career

    • Late 1920's wrote music for shows at Theater of Working Youth, Central Black Earth Oblast, and Workers’ Theater, construction site of Dnieper Hydropower Plant. Collected folksongs in Voronezh Oblast. 1937-1939 Executive Seer, and since 1939 Chairman, Voronezh Deputy, USSR Union of Composers.

      Has written numerous songs.
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    Born June 3, 1905
    Died January 24, 1979
    (aged 73)

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