Maximilian Steinberg


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(b Vilna, 1883; d Leningrad, 1946).

Russ. composer and teacher. Son‐in‐law of Rimsky‐Korsakov from 1908. Prof. of comp. St Petersburg Cons. from 1908, becoming dir. 1934. Pupils incl. Shostakovich. Comps. incl. 4 syms. (1907, 1909, 1928, 1933), ballets, vn. conc., choral works, 2 str. qts., pf. pieces, and songs.

Subjects: Music.

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