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Nikolai Petrovich Osipov

Balalaika player

Nikolai Osipov, USSR Balalaika player.

Background

Osipov, Nikolai was born on January 28, 1896 in Petersburg. Brother of the pianist and conductor D. Osipov.

Career

Artistic director and conductor of the Russian State Folk Orchestra from 1940. Virtuoso balalaika player.