Shcherbachyov, Andrey Vladimirovich
- Jennifer Spencer
(b Poltava province, 18/Jan 29, 1869; d Kiev, 1/Feb 12, 1916). Russian composer, second cousin of Vladimir Vladimirovich Shcherbachyov. In 1887 he entered the St Petersburg Conservatory, where he studied composition with Blumenfeld, Lyadov and Rimsky-Korsakov, and piano with N. Khristianovich, who had been a pupil of Henselt. He composed piano music, including a sonata, and several songs, and his orchestral march op.5 had some success. So too did his ballet ...