Gavriil Musicescu

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Gavriil Musicescu
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Born (1847-03-20)March 20, 1847
Izmail, Bessarabia Governorate
Died December 21, 1903(1903-12-21) (aged 56)
Iași, Romania

Gavriil Musicescu (born Muzychenko) (March 20, 1847, Izmail, Bessarabia Governorate, now in Ukraine – December 21, 1903, Iași, Romania) was a Romanian composer, conductor and musicologist, father of the pianist and musical pedagogue Florica Musicescu.

Born in Budjak region, southern Bessarabia, he studied music and composition in Saint Petersburg and Iași. He is the author of numerous compositions of choral music. Musicescu settled in Romania and, from 1872 until his death in 1903, taught at the Iași Conservatory.

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