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Ivan Ivanovich Dzerzhinskii

composer

Ivan Dzerzhinskii, USSR Composer.

Background

Dzerzhinskii, Ivan was born on April 9, 1909 in Tambov.

Education

Studied composition at the Leningrad Conservatory, 1932-1934. Pupil of P. Riazanov and B. Asafev.

Career

In the early years of World War II, in Orenburg, and in Leningrad from 1944. His main work was in opera. Member of the board of the Leningrad Union of Composers, 1936-1948.