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Arkas, Mykola Mykolayovych (died 1909), composer

Virko Baley

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Mykolaïv, 26 Dec 1852/7 Jan 1853; d Mykolaïv, 13/26 March 1909). Ukrainian composer. He was the author of a comprehensive history of Ukraine, Istoriya UkrainïRusi (St Petersburg, 1908) and collected over 80 Ukrainian folksongs. After graduating from Odessa University he worked at the Mykolaïv Naval Office until 1899, then established a Ukrainian-language school, which was closed by authorities after only two years. He began composing the opera Kateryna

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