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Nikolai Nikolaevich Kruchinin

ethnographer , guitarist

Nikolai Kruchinin, USSR Guitarist, ethnographer.

Background

Kruchinin, Nikolai was born on October 29, 1885 in Moscow.

Career

Collected gypsy folklore. Directed the Ethnographic Ensemble of Old Gypsy Song,1925-1929 (founded by him as a studio in 1920). Edited a collection of Old Russian Songs Preserved in the Gypsy Musical Tradition, 1929.