Alexandre Dubuque

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Alexandre Dubuque

Alexandre Ivanovich Dubuque, also Alexander and Dubuc (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Дюбю́к; Aleksandr Ivanovich Diubiuk; 3 March [O.S. 20 February] 1812  – 8 January 1898 [O.S. 27 December 1897]),[1][2] was a 19th-century Russian pianist, composer and teacher of French descent.

He was born and died in Moscow. His father was a refugee from the French Revolution who had fled to Russia.

He was a student of John Field[3][4] and later gave piano lessons to Mily Balakirev[4] and Nikolai Zverev.[3]

One of his works was "Ne brani menya rodnaya" (possible translation: Do not scold me, my darling), which was played by Léon Theremin around the 1950s[5] and later by Kaia Galina Urb with Heiki Matlik.[2]


  1. ^ GHCD 2250/51/52/53 Russian Legacy Georgi Vinogradov, Guild GmbH; Moskau 314b; 8262 Ramsen, Switzerland, retrieved 2009-05-06
  2. ^ a b Russian Romantic Songs / Kaia Urb, Heiki Mätlik CD, CD Universe, retrieved 2009-05-06
  3. ^ a b Harrison, Max (2006), Rachmaninoff: Life, Works, Recordings, Continuum International Publishing Group, p. 13, ISBN 978-0-8264-9312-5
  4. ^ a b Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev Biography, Naxos Digital Services Ltd, retrieved 2009-05-06
  5. ^ Leon Theremin playing his own instrument. Retrieved 2009-05-06. playing Ne brani menya rodnaya by Aleksandr Dubuque in the 1950s (needs Flash)

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