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Aleksandr Flyarkovskiy - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography

Alexander Flyarkovsky - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, clips, Composer.
July 6, 1931, Leningrad - May 8, 2014, Moscow - Soviet composer.
In November 1939 he entered the children's choir school at the Leningrad Academic Capella. The artistic director and chief conductor of the chapel was A.V. Sveshnikov.
In 1941, 10-year-old Alexander, along with the entire school, was evacuated to the Kirov region (the village of Arbazh). In 1944, the school moved to Moscow, and on its basis the Moscow Choral School was created, which Alexander graduated in 1949. During his studies, he began to study composition, composed several romances, instrumental and choral works. Since 1947 he has been working part-time as an accompanist at the Leningrad House of Pioneers. In 1949 he was enrolled in the Moscow Conservatory, composition class of Professor Yu. A. Shaporin, People's Artist of the USSR. Graduated in 1955. His classmate was Rodion Shchedrin, with whom he wrote polyphonic arrangements of 13 folk songs by Rimsky-Korsakov and Lyadov (1950). Gruvemuvestart Flyarkowski's diploma work received an honorary diploma at the 5th International Festival of Youth and Students in Warsaw (1955). In the period 1951-1957, at the invitation of Sveshnikov, he also taught at the Moscow Choir School.
In 1955, Flyarkovsky's song "Your Window" won the competition award for the best song about Moscow. After that, the composer works a lot in the genre of mass songs. A number of his works have gained wide popularity. In the same year, Flyarkovsky was admitted to the Union of Composers of the USSR. In 1957-1958 - editor at Muzgiz publishing house. In 1961 he became a member of the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR. As a student, the composer took part in a folklore expedition to the Bryansk region and recorded about 100 folk songs there. Later, he showed a constant interest in folk songs, collected and recorded them in Altai and in other regions, processed them for choral singing. In 1970, at the World Book Fair in Canada, Flyarkovsky presented a collection of "100 Russian Folk Songs" .
In 1970-1980. Deputy Minister of Culture of the RSFSR. Flyarkovsky's departure from this post was associated with the scandal surrounding the organization of the Chamber Jewish Musical Theater in Moscow (Flyarkovsky flatly refused to organize the theater, considering this to be speculation by the authorities on the problem of discrimination against Jews in the USSR; what his successor in the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Andrei Makarov told about during the composer's lifetime).
In the period 1973-1976, Flyarkovsky served as secretary of the board of the Union of Composers of the RSFSR, and from 1980 to 1990 - secretary of the board of the USSR Investigative Committee. From 1985 to 1990, Flyarkovsky worked as deputy chairman of the Soviet Peace Committee. In 1990, he was elected an academician of the Russian Academy of Cinematic Arts "Nika" .
Among the music for films written by the composer, especially popular in 1976 were the exciting melodies of Flyarkovsky for the school melodrama "The Joke" ("Walk through the quiet school floors ...")
In 1991, Alexander Georgievich headed the composition class at the M. M. Ippolitov-Ivanov State Music and Pedagogical Institute. Since 1992 - Professor of the Department of Musicology.

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