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Nikolai Dmitrievich Kashkin

music critic

Nikolai Kashkin, Music critic.

Background

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

Education

Studied music with A. Diubiuk.

Career

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.