KASYANOV Alexander( Music, was awarded the State Prize of the RSFSR im.M.I.Glinki.)
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Biography KASYANOV Alexander
Born 30 August 1891. in s.Bolobonovo Kurmyshskogo County Simbirsk province (now Pilninsky district of Nizhny Novgorod Region).
After graduating from the Nizhny Novgorod school and music school, he entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory.
In 1918. After graduating from the conservatory, he returned to Nizhny Novgorod, took an active part in organizing the national conservatory.
In 1921. A. Kasyanov, head of Nizhni Novgorod music college. More than 30 years in the Gorky Academic Drama Theater named after Gorky was in charge of the musical part of.
Since 1947 he was a teacher Gorky Conservatory (since 1957. - Professor).
A. Kasyanov - the author of operas "Stepan Razin" (1939), "Foma Gordeev (1946g.)," Ermak "(1957), the cantata" Valery Chkalov "and numerous other musical works.
Creativity Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Kasyanov noted Orders of Lenin, Red Banner of Labor, the October Revolution. Composer was awarded the title People's Artist of the USSR.
He was awarded the State Prize of the RSFSR im.M.I.Glinki.
In 1977. Alexander Aleksandrovmchu Kasyanov, whose whole life was connected with g.Gorkim, was awarded the title of "Honorary Citizen of the city of Gorky."