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Boris Emmanuilovich Khaikin

conductor

Boris Khaikin, USSR Conductor. Highly decorated.

Background

Khaikin, Boris was born on October 26, 1904 in Minsk.

Education

Pupil of N. Mal’ko, and K. Saradzhev.

Career

Artistic director and chief conductor of Leningrad Malyi Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1936-1941. Artistic director and chief conductor of the Kirov Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1944-1953. Conductor at the Bolshoi Theatre, from 1954 onwards.