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Eduard Petrovich Grikurov

conductor

Eduard Grikurov, USSR Conductor.

Background

Grikurov, Eduard was born on April 11, 1907 in Tiflis.

Education

Pupil of A. Gauk.

Career

Conductor from 1937. Chief conductor, 1944-1956, and from 1964, of the Leningrad Malyi Opera Theatre. Chief conductor at the Kirov Theatre of Opera and Ballet, 1956-1960. Teacher at the Leningrad Conservatory.

Married to the pianist Sofia Borisovna Vakman.