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Arkadii Il’ich Ostrovskii

composer , pianist

Arkadii Ostrovskii, USSR Composer, pianist.


Ostrovskii, Arkadii was born on February 25, 1914 in Syzran’.


Studied at the Central Technical School of Music, Leningrad, 1930-1934.


Improviser from childhood. Pianist with the State Variety Orchestra, Leningrad and Moscow, 1940-1947. Career as a composer during the war years.

Lived and worked in Moscow from 1943. Pianist with the Leonid Utesov Jazz Band.