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Alexandrov, Alexander Vasilyevich

Born: 1883 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Composers

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.