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Dmitrii Romanovich Rogal'-Levitskii

composer

Dmitrii Rogal'-Levitskii, USSR Composer.

Background

Rogal'-Levitskii, Dmitrii was born on July 14, 1898 in the mining village of Uspenskii, Iakutia.

Career

Moved to Moscow where he studied at the Conservatory. Orchestrated many pieces by other composers such as Skriabin, Liszt and Chopin. Editor of the State Hymn of the Soviet Union.

His pupils included A. Khachaturian, T. Khrennikov, R. Shchedrin and A. Eshpai.