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Nikolai Mednikoff (Arranger)

Born: 1890 - Russia
Died: April 19, 1942 - White Plains, New York, USA

The Russian pianist, Nikolai [Nicolai] Mednikoff was a student at the Petrograd Conservatory.

Nikolai Mednikoff made his recital debut in Berlin at age 14. He came to the USA in 1914. He concertised and recorded with Pablo Casals, and in 1929 established the Westchester Conservatory. He died in White Plains, New York in 1942, as the result of suicide by shooting himself through the heart in his Conservatory office.

 

Source: Naxos Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2007)

Nikolai Mednikoff: Short Biography | Piano Transcriptions: Works | Recordings

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