Mychajlo Verykivskyi

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Mykhaylo Iwanowytsch Werykiwskyj ( Ukrainian Михайло Іванович Вериківський , Polish Michał Werykowski , also Russian Михаил Иванович Вериковский * 9. November 1896 in Kremenets , volhynian governorate ; † 14. June 1962 in Kiev ) was a Ukrainian composer .

Werykiwskyi studied at the conservatory and then worked as a conductor at the city's opera , later in Kharkov . From 1935 he taught at the Kiev Conservatory . He composed three operas and a ballet, two orchestral suites, symphonic variations and two symphonic pictures, cantatas, songs, drama and film scores. He died in Kiev and was buried there in the Baikowe cemetery .


  • Alfred Baumgärtner Propylaea World of Music. The Composers , Volume 5, 1989, ISBN 3-549-07835-8 , p. 524