Gauk, Aleksandr Vasil′yevich
- I.M. Yampol′sky
(b Odessa, 3/Aug 15, 1893; d Moscow, March 30, 1963). Ukrainian conductor and composer. After studying at the Petrograd (St Petersburg) Conservatory with Glazunov (composition) and Nikolay Tcherepnin (conducting), he became conductor at the Petrograd Music Drama Theatre (1917), and at the State Opera and Ballet Theatre, now the Kirov (...