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Nikolai Dmitrievich Kashkin

music critic

Nikolai Kashkin, Music critic.


Kashkin, Nikolai was born on December 9, 1839 in Voronezh.


Studied music with A. Diubiuk.


Taught at the Moscow Conservatory, 1866-1906. Professor, 1875. Music critic of Moskovskie Vedomosli and Artist from 1862. Also wrote for Russkaia Muzykalnaia Gazeta and Muzykalnyi Sovremennik.

Promoted Mikhail Glinka’s music and the composers of Moguchaia Kuchka.