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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Sokolov

composer

Nikolai Sokolov, USSR Composer.

Background

Sokolov, Nikolai was born on March 26, 1859 in Petersburg.

Career

Taught at the Pevcheskaia Kapella, 1886-1921. From 1908, professor at the Petersburg Conservatory. Member of the Beliaevskii Kruzhok.

Wrote 2 ballets based on H. C. Andersen stories. Also wrote pieces for piano and violin, and symphonies.