Mravinsky, Yevgeny ( Aleksandrovich )
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( b St Petersburg, 21 May/June 4, 1903; d Leningrad, Jan 19, 1988). Russian conductor . Born into a talented aristocratic family, he studied biology at Petrograd University. After serving as a rehearsal pianist for the Dancing School in Leningrad and joining the Imperial Ballet and Opera, he began his studies at the Leningrad Conservatory. He graduated from Vladimir Shcherbachyov's composition class in ...