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The Genius of Shostakovich

Author: Dmitry Feofanov


Sep/Oct 2001
Features
Page 30   ( 6 pages)


Summary: No musician in the 20th century has been more judged for what he wrote--versus what he composed or performed--than Shostakovich. We asked one of the participants in the controversy surrounding the prolific composer's biography to fill us in.


This article appeared in the Sep/Oct 2001 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.