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Aleksandra Nikolaevna Pakhmutova

composer

Aleksandra Pakhmutova, USSR Composer.

Background

Pakhmutova, Aleksandra was born on November 9, 1929 in near Volgograd.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Conservatory (composition class of V. I. Shebalin), 1953.

Career

Finished postgraduate training there, 1956. Became an established composer of Soviet songs (written with the poet N. N. Dobronravov), vocal and symphonic works. Wrote music for a ballet produced at the Bolshoi Theatre, 1973.