Njaga studied in Budapest and Paris. In 1940 he became a teacher at the Conservatory of Kishinev and in 1942 at the Conservatory of Moscow . From 1946 he was chairman of the Moldovan composers' association.
He composed two symphonies, a doina for oboe and orchestra and a doina for soprano and orchestra, a violin concerto, a Moldavian fantasy , piano works, an oratorio, choral works, songs and folk song arrangements and was the composer of the hymn of the Moldovan Soviet Socialist Republic .
- Alfred Baumgartner: Propylaea world of music. The composers. Volume 4: Mendelssohn - Sarti. Propylaen-Verlag, Berlin et al. 1989, ISBN 3-549-07834-X , p. 176.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Njaga, Stepan Timofejewitsch (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Moldovan composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 24, 1900|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kishinev|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 30, 1951|
|Place of death||Kishinev|