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Mikhail Ivanovich VERIKOVSKY

composer and conductor

Mikhail VERIKOVSKY, USSR Composer and conductor. Professor, Kiev Conservatory; Honoured Art Worker of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1944.

Background

VERIKOVSKY, Mikhail was born in 1896 in Kremenets, Tarnopol Oblast.

Career

Since 1921 member, Leontovich Association. 1926-1928 conductor at Kiev and later Kharkov Opera Theaters. 1928-1935 member, All-Ukrainia Association, of Revolutionary Musicians.

1934-1935 Director, Operatic Studios, Kharkov Music and Drama Institute, then Kharkov Opera House.