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Konstantin Fedorovich DANKEVICH

composer

Konstantin DANKEVICH, USSR Composer. Professor, Kiev Conservatory, since 1953; Popular Artist of USSR since 1954; Honoured Art Worker of USSR since 1941; Chairman, Ukrainia Union of Composers, since 1956; Secretary, USSR Union of Composers, since 1948. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1951; medal. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.

Background

DANKEVICH, Konstantin was born in 1905 in Odessa.

Education

1929 graduated piano and composition classes, Odessa Conservatory.

Career

1959 member, Soviet composers’ delegation United States of America. Deputy, Ukrainia Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. 1929-1935 teacher of theoretical subjects, 1935-1942 lecturer, and 1944-1951 Director, Odessa Conservatory.

1942-1943 Artistic Director, Song and Dance Ensemble of Transcaucasian NKVD troops. 1948-1953 Professor, composition class, Odessa Conservatory.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1946.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1946.