Mil′ner, Moisey Arnol′dovich (Yudkovich)
- G.V. Kopïtova
(b Rakitno, Kiev province, 17/Dec 29, 1886; d Leningrad, Oct 25, 1953). Russian composer. He came from a poor Jewish background and was orphaned at the age of 12. From his childhood he sang in synagogue choirs. In 1915 he graduated from the Petrograd Conservatory where he studied composition with Lyadov, Steinberg and Nikolay Tcherepnin. From ...