Natan RAKHLIN, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Ukrainia Symphony Orchestra, since 1960. Popular Artist of USSR since 1948. 2nd Prize at All-Union Competition for Conductors, 1938; Stalin Prize, 1952; Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; medals.
Rakhlin, Natan was born on January 10, 1906 in Snovsk, Chernigov Gouvernement.
Graduated Kiev Conservatory and Lysenko Music and Drama Institute, Kiev.
Until 1937 conductor, Kiev and Kharkov Radio Symphony Orchestras. 1937-1941 and 1945-1958 Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Ukrainia Symphony Orchestra. 1941-1945 and 1959-1960 Chief Conductor, USSR Symphony Orchestra.