Alexander Melik-Pashayev

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Aleksander Melik-Pashayev

Alexander Shamil'evich Melik-Pashayev (Russian: Александр Шамильевич Мелик-Пашаев, 23 October 1905 – 18 June 1964) was a Soviet-Iranian conductor. He made numerous highly regarded recordings with Melodiya in the 1940s and 1950s including memorable versions of Boris Godunov and The Queen of Spades.

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Preceded by
Nicolai Golovanov
Music Directors, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
1953–1963
Succeeded by
Evgeny Svetlanov