Leontovych, Mykola Dmytrovych
- Virko Baley
(b Selevynzi (now Monastyrok), Podillya (now Vynnyt′sa) province, 1/Dec 13, 1877; d Markivka, near Tyl′chyn, Jan 25, 1921). Ukrainian composer, ethnomusicologist and conductor . After graduating from the theological seminary in Kamyanets-Podils′kyi in 1899, he worked as a teacher at various primary and middle schools and also as an organizer and director of amateur choirs and orchestras. He then attended, as an external student, classes at the St Petersburg court chapel choir (...