Nikita Bogoslovsky

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Nikita Bogoslovsky
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Background information
Born (1913-05-22)May 22, 1913
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died April 4, 2004(2004-04-04) (aged 90)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation(s) composer, conductor
Instruments piano
Years active 1928–2004

Nikita Vladimirovich Bogoslovsky (Russian: Ники́та Влади́мирович Богосло́вский; May 22, 1913 in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Empire – April 4, 2004 in Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet Russian composer, author of more than 200 songs, 8 symphonies (1940–1991), 17 operettas and musical comedies, 58 soundtracks, and 52 scores for theater productions.

Bogoslovsky is best known for two Mark Bernes's trademark songs from the Great Patriotic War film Two Fighters (Dva boitsa, 1943), "Tyomnaya noch" (Dark Night) and "Shalandy polnye kefali" (Boats Full of Mullets).

Among his many honorary titles and State awards were People's Artist of the USSR (1983), Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1971), and Order of the Red Star (1946).[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Treasure Island (Остров сокровищ, 1938)
  • Puss in Boots (Кот в сапогах, 1938)
  • A Little Liar (Лгунишка, 1938)
  • Three Musketeers (Три мушкетёра, 1939)
  • A Major Life (Большая жизнь, part 1, 1939)
  • Fighters (Истребители, 1939)
  • Galya (Галя, 1940)
  • Mother (Мать, 1941)
  • A Mystery Island (Таинственный остров, 1941)
  • Alexandr Parkhomenko (Александр Пархоменко, 1942)
  • Two Fighters (Два бойца, 1943)
  • Fifteen Year Old Captain (Пятнадцатилетний капитан, 1945)
  • It Happened in Donbass (Это было в Донбассе, 1945)
  • A Major Life (Большая жизнь, 1946, part 2)
  • Oleko Dundich (Олеко Дундич, 1958, USSR-Yugoslavia)
  • Leon Garros Is Looking for a Friend (Леон Гаррос ищет друга, 1960)
  • Dog Barbos and Unusual Cross (Пес Барбос и необычный кросс, 1960)
  • Bootleggers (Самогонщики, 1961)
  • A Free Kick (Штрафной удар, 1963)
  • An Easy Life (Легкая жизнь, 1964)
  • No and Yes (Нет и да, 1966)
  • Mysterious Monk (Таинственный монах, 1966)
  • A Man With a Green Glove (Человек в зеленой перчатке, 1967)
  • Golden Watch (Золотые часы, 1968)
  • Fleeting Wonder (Факир на час, 1972)
  • The Headless Horseman (Всадник без головы, 1973)
  • A Woman Stranger (Незнакомка, 1979)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Никита Владимирович Богословский". www.biograph.ru. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 

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