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Vasiliy Aleksandrovich DEKHTEREV

composer and conductor

Vasiliy DEKHTEREV, USSR Composer and conductor. Stalin Prize.

Background

DEKHTEREV, Vasiliy was born in 1910 in Orenburg.

Education

1929 graduated 1st State Musical Technicum, Moscow.

Career

1929-1932 First Violinist, USSR Bolshoy Theater. 1932-1936 Conductor and Musical Director, Theater of Working Youth. 1936-1938 instructor, choral and conducting classes, Magnitogorsk School of Music.

1941-1942 Director, Ural Military District Song and Dance Ensemble. Later Conductor, Stanislavsky Opera and Drama Studios.