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Mark Minkov

Composer

Mark Anatolievich Minkov (Russian: Марк Анатольевич Минков; 25 November 1944 – 29 May 2012) was a Soviet/Russian music composer. His music is featured in a number of operas, ballets, stage performances, and films. He composed the scores for more than a hundred cinema and television films, including Sledstvie vedut znatoki (1985), We Are from Jazz (1983), Neznayka s nashego dvora (1983) and the In port animated film. His awards included an Honoured Cultural Worker of Russia Federation, Laureate Awards of the All-Union and International composer contests. He was the President of the Russian Cinematic Composers Guild, an acting member of the Russian Cinematic Academy Nika Award, a member of the Composers Union (1970), and a member of the Cinematographers Union (1981). Minkov was born in Moscow, USSR. He attended the Merzlyakovki Conservatory School where he studied composition under Nikolay Sidelnikov. He then studied under Aram Khachaturian at the Moscow Conservatory in 1964. He was awarded the Golden Pushkin Medal (1999) for "his contribution to the development, preservation and multiplication of the national cultural traditions, help and support of the creative intelligentsia, and  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1944-11-25
Place of birth
Moscow
Profession
Composer

Education

Institution From To
Moscow Conservatory

Death

Date of death
2012-05-29

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