Vladimir Ivanovich Sokalsky was born in the family of Ivan Petrovich Sokalsky, a Russian writer. He graduated from Kharkiv musical school, a branch of the Imperial Russian Musical Community, where studied music from Peter Petrovich Sokalsky, and compositions from Iwan Knorr. He also graduated from Kharkiv University (the faculty of law). He was a conductor of an orchestra in opera-enterprise of Vasily Nikolaevich Andreev-Burlak. Since 1882 contributed as a musical reviewer of the "South country" newspaper, under a pseudonym Don-Diez. At meetings of the Kharkov branch of Russian musical society its products were executed, and the opera "Repka" was performed in Poltave, Smolensk, Tiflis and Kharkov. In 1902 he was a prosecutor at the Ust-Medveditsa district court. In the autumn of 1911, he became the Chairman of the Vologda district Court. In 1918 in Vologda, he performed several lectures and concerts devoted to creativity of Beethoven and Grieg with his daughter Lydia, and son-in-law Ilya Ginetsinsky. In 1919, he went on a holiday to Sevastopol and fell ill with typhus. He died there, and was buried in the town cemetery.
The grave in the town cemetery in Sevastopol, was found by the composer M.V. Kovalev, a monument created by architect N.N. Sdobnyakov. On the gray granite lira and the inscription: composer V.I. Sokalsky.
In Kharkov, a music school named after the composer.
Symphony in G minor / Orchestral ed. Borisova; shifted. for f.-p. Yu. Rozhavskoy; foreword. Borisova and A.N. Gordeychuk Kiev: Muzichna Ukraine, 1967
Cello Andante elegiaco
Piano Pieces op. 1 (Impressions musicales 6 № №);
Lukashevich K.V. Among the flowers. Fantastic comedy for children in the 2-forth with dancing and singing. Songs arranged by B. Sokalsky. Claudia Lukaszewicz. Ed. 3rd. M., 1914.
In meadows = Aux champs: entry: Op. 3 № 1 / V.I. Sokalsky, edited by RF Gill. - V. Bessel and Co.. - 5. - (The repertoire of piano works, of works by Russian composers, distributed by the degree of difficulty and marking the correct fingering, and 2 series. 3-er degre. No.11).
Canzonetta: Op. 1 № 3 / V. Sokalsky; edited by RF Gill. - St.: V. Bessel and Co.. - 3. - (The repertoire of piano pieces from the works of Russian composers, distributed by degree of difficulty and labeled correctly fingering, 2-series. 3-er degre. №).
Elegie: por cello et piano: Op. 8 / par Wladimir Sokalsky. - Music Store N. Mareček. - 13 sec.
Elegie: Pur cello et piano: Op. 8 Kharkov: Mareček, B.G.
Turnip: opera-Tale in the 1 st step: Op. 10: klaviraustsug for singing and piano / libretto Ek. Guy Sagaidachny (on the theme of folk tales), music V.I. Sokalsky. - P. Jurgenson. - 75 sec.
Turnip: Opera-tale in a village: Op. 10 / Libretto Ek. Guy Sagaidachny (on bunks. Tales); Moose. V.I. Sokalsky, Leipzig: M.M.Jurgenson, qualification. 1899
Guy Sagaidachnya Ek. (1856? -1916) Turnip: Picture in a village for children (on the theme of children. Tales): Libretto / [Op.] Ek. Guy Sagaidachnya; Moose. V.I. Sokalsky. Kharkov: Tipo-lit. "Pecs. Case," the book. K.N. Gagarin, 1900
Turnip: Opera-tale in a 1-m D.: Op. 10 / Libretto Ek. Guy Sagaidachnya (on bunks. Tales); Moose. V.I. Sokalsky M.: Gos. publ. Mus. Sector, 1924
Minuet: Op. 1 № 4 / V. Sokalsky, published under the editorship of R.F. Gill. - St.: V. Bessel and Co.. - 5. - (The repertoire of piano pieces from the works of Russiancomposers distributed by degree of difficulty and labeled correctly fingering, Series 2. Degre 4-me № 1).
The mowers: Op. 3 № 2 / V. Sokalsky, published under the editorship of R.F. Gill. - St. : B. Bessel and Co.. - 5. - (The repertoire of piano pieces from the works of Russian composers distributed by degree of difficulty and labeled correctly fingering, Series 2. Degre 3-me № 12).
The play / V. Sokalsky; shifted. and ed. Party Viola M. Greenberg Kiev: Moose. Ukraine, 1980
Au berceau: For f.- p.: Op. 1, № 5 St. Petersburg. : Bessel and K °, B.G.