(b Kiev, 1907; d London, 1995). Russ.-born conductor, Brit. cit. from 1940s. Cond. Tchaikovsky's 6th Sym. in Kiev at age of 7. Cond. ballet in Paris 1933 and toured with Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. Settled in Eng. 1940; prin. cond. LPO 1943–4. Toured USSR with LPO 1956. Guest cond. of world's leading orchs.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.