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Gavriil Nikolaevich POPOV

composer

Gavriil POPOV, USSR Composer. Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1947; board member, USSR Union of Composers, since 1957.

Background

POPOV, Gavriil was born in 1904 in Novocherkassk.

Education

1930 graduated composition class, Leningrad Conservatory.

Career

1920-1921 rehearsals conductor, Opera Studio, Rostov-on-Don Conservatory. 1924-1927 pianist and improviser, Plastic Dancing Studio, Leningrad. 1927-1931 piano instructor and 1929-1931 composition instructor, Central Music Technicum, Leningrad.

1932-1937 board member and Secretariat member, Leningrad Union of Composers. Since 1943 in Moscow. 1946-1948, Presidium member, Organization Committee, USSR Union of Composers.