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Nikolai Dmitrievich Nabokov


Nikolai Nabokov, USSR Composer.


Nabokov, Nikolai was born on April 17, 1903 in Liubcha near Grodno.


Studied in Moscow, then in Berlin.


Cousin of Vladimir Nabokov. Lived in Paris until 1933. Moved to the USA. General secretary of the Congress for the Freedom of Culture, 1952-1963.

Artistic director of the Berlin Festival, 1963-1968. Wrote music for several ballets (Oda, 1934, choreography, L. Miasin. Poslednii Tsvetok, 1958, choreography, T. Gzovskii.

Don Quichotte, choreography, George Balanchine).