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Yuri Abramovitch Levitin
1912 - 1993
Ukraine
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Y.A. Levitin
Yuri Abramovitch Levitin -also: Yuriy, Youri; Levitine- (28/12/1912 - 26/07/1993), a Ukrainian composer, born in Poltava 28 December [O.S. 15 December] 1912 died 26 July 1993 in Moscow. He was a Ukrainian composer of classical music. In 1935 Levitin finished studies at Leningrad Conservatory. In 1937, Graduate study in piano. He finished conservatory with composition classes under Dmitri Shostakovich. Levitin worked as pianist in the Leningrad State stage and the Leningrad Philharmonic Society (1931-1941). After this he managed the musical portion of the theater in Tashkent (1941-1942). From 1942 he lived and worked in Moscow. His output includes four operas; seven cantatas; two symphonies; concertos for orchestra, and for solo instruments and orchestra including trumpet, clarinet, cello, oboe and horn; chamber- instrument ensembles, including about a dozen string quartets; many songs; and music for films.
Requiem for the gefallenen heroes
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1946
Musical form:oratorio
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