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Birthday of Evgeniy Brusilovskiy, one of the founders of Kazakh professional music art

Birthday of Evgeniy Brusilovskiy, one of the founders of Kazakh professional music art

Evgeniy Brusilovskiy is composer, professor. People’s Artist of Kazakhstan. One of the founders of Kazakh professional music art.

He was born in Rostov-on-Don. Brusilovskiy graduated from the Leningrad Conservatoire having studied under Professor Steinberg.

In 1993 he was sent to Almaty by the Composers’ Union of the USSR. In 1933-1934 he taught "Studying Folc Music" in Music-Drama college. In 1934-1938 he was Musical Director of the Kazakh Music Theatre. In 1949-1951 worked as Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Society named after Zhambyl. He was also engaged in teaching activities. In 1944-1970 he was Chairman of the Department of the Conservatoire named after Kurmangazy (since 1955 — professor). In 1939-1956 he was President of the Composers’ Union of Kazakhstan; in 1956-1976 — member of the Management Board of the Composers’ Union of Kazakhstan.

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