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Vladimir Romanovich Bakaleinikov

conductor , viola player

Vladimir Bakaleinikov, USSR Viola player, conductor.


Bakaleinikov, Vladimir was born on October 3, 1885 in Moscow. Brother of the flautist Nikolai Bakaleinikov.


Member of the Mecklenburg Quartet, 1910-1920, and the Stradivarius Quartet, 1920-1924. Conductor with the Teatr Muzykal’noi Dramy (Theatre of Musical Drama), 1914-1916, and with the MKHAT Music Studio, 1920-1927. Professor in Petrograd, 1917-1920, and with the Moscow Conservatory, 1920-1924.

Emigrated, 1925. In the USA from 1927.