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Andrei Pavlovich Petrov

composer

Andrei Petrov, USSR Composer.

Background

Petrov, Andrei was born on September 2, 1930 in Leningrad.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory, 1954. Pupil of O. Evlakhov.

Career

Taught at a music school. Edited Muzyka. His compositions stressed modernity, though he borrowed themes from legends and classical sagas. Composed operas, and music for ballets and many films, such as / Walk About Moscow, Chelovek-Amfibiia, and Beregis’ A vtomobilia.