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Prigozhin, Lyutsian Abramovich

Abraham I. Klimovitsky

in Oxford Music Online

Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630 | DOI:

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(b Tashkent, Aug 15, 1926; d St Petersburg, Feb 21, 1994). Russian composer and teacher. He studied at the Tashkent Music School from the age of ten and then at the Music College of the Leningrad Conservatory, which was evacuated to Tashkent during World War II. In 1945 he graduated in piano from the Music College of the Leningrad Conservatory and entered V. Shcherbachyov's composition class at the conservatory; he was a pupil of Kochurov from 1949 until his graduation. He joined the Composers' Union in 1950, and in 1964 he was appointed a board member of the Leningrad branch, whose chamber orchestral section he headed between 1969 and 1972. In 1967 he was appointed to teach theory and composition at the Leningrad Conservatory, then in 1979 he became an assistant professor and gained the title Honoured Representative of the Arts of the RSFSR. In 1990 he was appointed professor, and in ...

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Subjects: Contemporary Music

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