Alexander Siloti

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Birthday
9, 1863
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 8, 1945 (82)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1863
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 8, 1945 (82)

About

One of the Russia's foremost composers. He was admired by the likes of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.

Before Fame

He worked as Tchaikovsky's editor, making contributions to the composer's first and second piano concertos.

Trivia

He was the conductor for the world premiere of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.

Family Life

He was the father of Kyriena Siloti, who became a famed pianist and teacher based in New York and Boston.

Associated With

He studied with Franz Liszt after graduating from the Moscow Conservatory.