Zaderatsky, Vsevolod Vsevolodovich
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(b Yaroslavl′, June 9, 1935). Russian musicologist, son of Vsevolod Petrovich Zaderatsky. He graduated from L′viv Conservatory in musicology (1958) and as a pianist (1959) and later undertook postgraduate studies at Moscow Conservatory, studying with V.V. Protopopov among others, gaining the Kandidat degree (1968) and the DSc with a book on Stravinsky (1980). He taught at the conservatories of L'viv (1959–61), Novosibirsk (1961–3, 1965–7) and at Kiev (1967–80), where he was professor and pro-rector. In 1980 he became professor in the composition department at Moscow Conservatory and was dean of the faculty of theory and composition (1980–88). He has been actively involved in the musicology section of the Union of Composers of the USSR as chairman (1980–87), and secretary of the Union of Composers of Russia (1990–95). He has participated in the organization of international conferences and music festivals; he was artistic director and consulting expert for the joint Soviet-German festivals (...