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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