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Edison Vasil'evich Denisov

composer

Edison Denisov, USSR Composer.

Background

DENISOV, Edison was born on April 6, 1929 in Tomsk. Son of Vasily Denisov and Antonina Titova.

Education

Moscow Conservatory.

Career

The Sun of the Incas 1964, Les Pleurs 1966, Peinture pour Orchestre 1970, La Vie en Rouge 1973, Concerto for violin and orchestra 1977, Requiem 1980, L’Ecume des Jours (opera) 1981, Confession (ballet) 1984, Quatre Filles (opera) 1986, Clarinet quintet 1987, instrumental pieces, choral music, articles on music. Avant-garde composer. Regarded by specialists as an outstanding master of modern music. During the Brezhnev era, often attacked by official critics.

His Requiem, written for the Nord Deutsche Rundfunk (premiered in Hamburg, 1980), was widely acclaimed.

Connections

Married Ekaterina Kupzovskaia.

father:
Vasily Denisov

mother:
Antonina Titova

spouse:
Ekaterina