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Toradze, David (1922 - 1983), composer, teacher

Gulbat Toradze

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Tbilisi, 14 April 1922; d 7 Nov 1983). Georgian composer and teacher. A laureate of the USSR State Prize (1951), he is the father of the pianist Alexander Toradze. He studied composition at the Tbilisi Conservatory with Barkhudarian (1937–9), and then continued his studies at the Moscow Conservatory with Glière. In 1948 he graduated from the Tbilisi Conservatory, teaching orchestration and composition there from 1953 (from 1973 as professor);

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Subjects: Music

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