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Nikolai Mikhailovich Strel'nikov

composer , conductor , music critic

Nikolai Strel'nikov, Composer, conductor, music critic.

Background

Strel'nikov, Nikolai was born on May 14, 1888 in Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Petersburg Law School, 1909. Studied composition under A.Zhitomirskii from 1909.

Career

Lectured and taught at the Narkompros from October 1917. Directed the Concert Department of the Philharmonic 1921-1922. Musical director and conductor with the Leningrad TIUZ (Teatr Iunogo Zritelia).

Composed operas, also worked in other genres. His main activity was that of music critic.