Herman Laroche

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Herman Augustovich Laroche (Russian: Герман Августович Ларош; also German Avgustovič Laroš; 25 May 1845 in Saint Petersburg – 18 October 1904) was a Russian critic of classical music and composer who was renowned throughout Moscow.[1][2]

Laroche studied piano with Alexandre Dubuque at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. After graduating from the Conservatory in 1866, he worked as a professor of music history and theory at the Moscow Conservatory (1867–1870, 1883–1886) and the Saint Petersburg Conservatory (1872–1875 and 1879).[3] He was a lifelong friend of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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  3. ^ Tchaikovsky Research: Herman Laroche Retrieved 8 October 2010.

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