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Platon Illarionovich SEREBRYAKOV

Platon SEREBRYAKOV, Musicologist. Professor, of musicology since 1948; Doctor of Art Criticism since 1933; Doctor of Law, since 1935; Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1948; Deputy Chairman, USSR Music Fund, since 1959; Chief. Editor, State Music Publ. House, since 1951; member, Communist Party. since 1940. Order of Lenin, 1950; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1955; Badge of Honor, 1940.


  • SEREBRYAKOV, Platon was born in 1900 in St. Petersburg.

  • Education

    • 1918 graduated piano class, 1923 composition class and Dept, of Musicology, Petrograd Conservatory. 1925 graduated Law Faculty, Leningrad University.


    • 1925-1927 Head, Repertory Section, Mariinsky (now Kirov) Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet. Instructor, Musicology Department, Leningrad Conservatory. 1928-1930 Editor, State Music Publ.

      House; 1931-1933 member, State Theater and Music Research Institute. 1934-1937 senior inspector, USSR Popular Commissariat of Education. 1938-1950 Head, Repertoire Department, Bolshoy Theater.

      Simultaneously instructor in musical criticism, Moscow Conservatory. Attended International Congresses of Musicologists in: Stockholm, 1948. Salzburg, 1950; Milan, 1956.

      And Warsaw, 1959.
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    Born 1900