Edouard Grikurov

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Edouard Grikurov (29 March 1907 - 13 December 1982) was a Russian opera conductor. He conducted the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirov Opera Orchestra,[1] Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Maly Theatre of Leningrad.

Born in Tbilisi, Grikurov studied at the Tbilisi Conservatoire where he was a pupil of Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov. He was awarded the Stalin Prize in 1951 and was named a People's Artist of Russia in 1957. From 1971 until his death 11 years later he was a professor of conducting at the Leningrad Conservatory.


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