Aleksandr Gauk

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Birthday
15, 1893
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 30, 1963 (69)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1893
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 30, 1963 (69)

About

Russian composer known for being the conductor of the Leningrad Philharmonic and USSR State Symphony Orchestras, among others.

Before Fame

He conducted his first student orchestra in 1912.

Trivia

He died in the midst of writing his autobiography in 1963.

Family Life

He married ballerina Elena Gerdt.

Associated With

He studied under teacher and famed composer Felix Blumenfeld.