Duke, Vernon [Dukelsky, Vladimir Alexandrovich]
- Ronald Byrnside
(b Parfianovka, nr Pskov, Oct 10, 1903; d Santa Monica, CA, Jan 16, 1969). American composer of Russian birth. He studied with Reyngol’d Glier (1916–19) and Marian Dombrovsky (1917–19) at the Kiev Conservatory and then fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople (...