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Nikolai Semenovich Rabinovich

conductor , music educator

Nikolai Semyonovich Rabinovich was a Russian conductor and teacher.


Rabinovich, Nikolai was born on October 7, 1908 in St. Petersburg. Brother of the musicologist Aleksandr Rabinovich.


Rabinovich studied under Nikolai Malko and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in 1931, becoming a professor in 1968.


He trained a series of notable conductors including Yuri Simonov, Neeme Järvi, Vladislav Chachin, Vitaliy Kutsenko. He was director of the Mikhaylovsky Theatre 1944-1948.