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 Oscar Borisovich Feltsman

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Oscar Borisovich Feltsman

  • Birth 18 Feb 1921 Odessa, Odes'ka, Ukraine
  • Death 3 Feb 2013 Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 104619306

Musician and Composer. Considered a child prodigy, he learned to play the violin and the piano at the age of 5 years and wrote his first composition for piano, entitled "Autumn", just a year later. Graduated in 1939 from the School directed by Peter Stolyarsky and with a doctorate in composition obtained from the Moscow Conservatory, Feltsman composed several works for the Moscow Philharmonic and the Alexandrinsky Theatre of Leningrad during his enforced stay in Novosibirsk because of the World War II. In 1945 he returned to Moscow and from then on his musical production became more prolific and unceasing also because had the collaboration of famous poets including Andrei Voznesensky and Vladimir Kharitonov. His best-known works include songs and operettas such as "Tëtka Charleya", "Staryye doma", "Pust gitara igrayet", "Tsikl romansov stikhi Mariny Tsvetayevoy na", "na Tsikl pesen stikhi Khaima Byalika", "" Chernoye more, Moye ... "," Staryy Dyuma "and" "Belyy svet". During his long career he has received numerous prestigious honors including three "Orden Za zaslugi Otechestvom pered," the "Orden Druzhby", "Narodnyy Rossijskaja Sovetskaja Federativnaja Socialistièeskaja Respublika artist" and "Narodnyy Dagestanskoy Armenian Sovetskaja Socialistièeskaja Respublika artist". Oscar Borisovic died of heart failure at the Central Hospital in Moscow.

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  • Added: 4 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104619306
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Borisovich Feltsman (18 Feb 1921–3 Feb 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104619306, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .