Filipp LUKIN, USSR Composer, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Chuvash State Song and Dance Ensemble, since 1942. Honoured Art Worker of Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945; Chairman, Chuvash Union of Composers, since 1948; board member, USSR Union of Composers, since 1948, board member, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Composers, since 1960. Badge of Honor, 1950; medals.
LUKIN, Filipp was born in 1913 in village Syaval-Sirmy, now Chuvash Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
1942 graduated Choir and Conducting Faculty, Moscow Conservatory.
Specialized in composing for solo and choir singing. Draws extensively on Russ, and Chuvash folk songs. Deputy, Chuvash Supreme Soviet of 1955 convocation.