Boris Mayzel

Composer

1907 – 1986

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Who was Boris Mayzel?

Boris Sergeyevich Mayzel' was a Russian composer.

He was born in Saint Petersburg. He studied with Maximilian Steinberg and Pyotr Ryazanov at the Leningrad Conservatory. He graduated in 1936. Early on, he had worked on stage works.

He participated in the civil defense of Leningrad during the blockade. He was afterwards evacuated to Sverdlovsk from 1942 to 1944.

He lived in Moscow from 1944 to his death.

He primarily wrote symphonies, but his works also include concertos and operas.

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Born
1907
Died
Jul 9, 1986

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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