Stepan Njaga

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Stepan Timofejewitsch Njaga (born November 24, 1900 in Kishinev , † May 30, 1951 ibid) was a Moldovan composer.

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.