Eduard Kolmanovsky

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Eduard Kolmanovsky
Eduard Savelievich Kolmanovsky

(1923-01-09)9 January 1923
Died27 July 1994(1994-07-27) (aged 71)
Other namesErik Kolmanovsky
EducationMoscow Conservatory
Occupation(s)Composer, songwriter, film composer
Years active1943–1982
AwardsPeople's Artist of the USSR
People's Artist of the RSFSR
Honored Artist of the RSFSR
USSR State Prize

Eduard Savelievich Kolmanovsky (Russian: Эдуа́рд Саве́льевич Колмано́вский; 9 January 1923 – 27 July 1994) was a Soviet and Russian composer. He was awarded a USSR State Prize in 1984 and named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1991.[1] A large part of his songs are dedicated to the themes of patriotic consciousness and civic awareness. Among them are: I Love You, Life (1958), Do the Russians Want War? (1961), Alyosha (1966).[2][3]


  1. ^ "Эдуард Савельевич Колмановский". The Big Encyclopedic Dictionary (Большой Энциклопедический словарь). 2000.
  2. ^ "О Колмановском". Большая советская энциклопедия. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. 1969—1978.
  3. ^ Yuri Keldysh, ed. (1973–1982). "Колмановский Э. С.". Music Encyclopedia (Музыкальная энциклопедия). Soviet Encyclopedia, Soviet Composer (Советская энциклопедия, Советский композитор).

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