Max Goldin

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Max Goldin (Latvian language: Maksis Goldins) (born August 10, 1917, Riga, Russian Empire - died January 21, 2009, Riga, Latvia) - a Latvian Jewish musician, known for his studies and compositions in the field of ethnic musical cultures.

Biography[edit]

Max Goldin studied composition and music theory in Riga with Jazeps Vitols through the years of 1935-1939 and composition in Moscow with Anatoly Aleksandrov through 1944-1948. Goldin was teaching the music theory in the Conservatory of Riga. He wrote two dissertations on topics of ethno-musicology. He was awarded the DSc title in 1970 for his studies in that field. He was a Professor Emeritus of the Latvian State Conservatory since 2001.

Discography[edit]

  • Jewish Folksongs arranged by Max Goldin, Ada Svetlova (voice), Natalia Schroeder (piano). LP. Melodiya, Moscow, USSR, 1981,

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