Iona Tuskiya

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Iona Tuskiya (1901–1963)[1] was a Soviet composer from Georgia SSR. He composed music for various movies, such as Caucusian Love in 1928.[2] In 1943, he along with several other composers, had entries for a contest to find out what song should be chosen as the National Anthem of the Soviet Union; the contest was eventually won by Alexander Alexandrov.[3]