Cui, César Antonovich (opera) [Kyui, Tsezar’ Antonovich ]
- Richard Taruskin
(b Vilna [now Vilnius], 6/Jan 18, 1835; d Petrograd, March 26, 1918). Russian composer and critic of French-Lithuanian descent .
A military engineer by training, he was professor of fortifications at the Academy of Military Engineering in St Petersburg (from which he had graduated in ...