Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Dvarionas, Balys

Balys Dvarionas(1904-1972), Lithuanian and Soviet composer, pianist, conductor and educationalist. He studied at the Leipzig Conservatory, later studied in Berlin. He performed throughout Lithuania and abroad. In 1926 he began teaching at the Kaunas Music School(Lithuania Conservatory), he also conducted Kaunas Radiophone Orchestra and later conducted Lithuania Philharmonic Orchestra. During his teaching at the Conservatory, over 50 pianists graduated from his class.

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