Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Shaporin, Yuri

Yuri Shaporin(1887-1966), Ukraine/Russia composer, first studied philology and law, then turned to music and studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He served as the music director of the Bolshoi Drama Theater, and the worked at the Russian State Pushkin Academy Drama Theater. He was a founding member of the Association for contemporary Music in 1923.

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