Lyubarsky, Nikolai Yakovlevich

Nikolai Yakovlevich Lyubarsky (born 1902, Kyiv, Ukraine – died 1964, Leningrad (now St Petersburg), Russia) was a Soviet conductor and composer.



Nikolai Lyubarsky was born in 1902 in Kyiv. Not much is known about his life. His wife was a music teacher. His son, Yakov Nikolayevich Lyubarsky, was born on July 7, 1929, after his son’s birth the family moved to Leningrad (now St Petersburg). Yakov Lyubarsky became a famous Russian scholar, Doctor of Philology, specialist in Byzantine studies.

Education and career

Nikolai Lyubarsky graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in conductor class of N. Malko. He had been working as a music director for nearly 30 years at the Leningrad Bolshoi Drama Theatre. Lyubarsky composed theatre music, as well as numerous children’s piano pieces.


Nikolai Lyubarsky died in 1964 in Leningrad.


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