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Russian composer Alexander Vustin died of COVID-19

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Russian composer Alexander Vustin died of COVID-19


20.04.2020

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Russian composer Alexander Vustin died in Moscow on April, 19.  According to poet Lev Rubinstein, the cause of death was a coronavirus infection, Svoboda radio reports. The composer was 76 years old.

Alexander Vustin was born in 1943, he graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, worked for several years as the music editor of the All-Union Radio and in the composer publishing house.

The composer's writing style was formed in the 70s of the last century. His works were played in Russia, Germany, France, Holland, England, in the United States and other countries.

Among the works of Vustin are the operas “The Devil in Love” and “Three Poems of Moses Teyf” for voice and piano (in the Russian translation of Yunna Moritz), vocal and instrumental works for texts by Andrey Platonov, Boris Pasternak, Olga Sedakova, Yuri Olesha.

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