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Alexandrov, Alexander Vasilyevich

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 63 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Composers

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1883 - Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov was born in Plakhino, Moscow on the 13th of April.

 

1918 - He became a professor of music in Moscow.

 

1937 - His choir participated successfully in the Universal Exposition in Paris.

 

1942 - He was commissioned to create a new Soviet national anthem.

 

1944 - The New Soviet national anthem was officially adopted on the 1st of January.

 

1946 - He died while he was on tour in Berlin on the 8th of July.


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