Zhitomirsky, Aleksandr Matveyevich
- Mikhail Mishchenko
(b Kherson, Ukraine, 11/May 23, 1881; d Leningrad, Dec 16, 1937). Russian composer and teacher. He studied the violin under Ye. Mlïnarsky in Odessa (1892–97) and under K. Prill in Vienna (1898–1900) where he also attended a course in composition and the piano. In the 1900s he entered the St Petersburg Conservatory, studying under Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestration and composition) and Lyadov, graduating in ...