Amani, Nikolai, Russian composer; b. St. Petersburg, April 4, 1872; d. Yalta, Oct. 17, 1904. He was a pupil in piano of Essipova and in composition of Rimsky-Korsakov and Liadov at the St. Petersburg Cons. (1890–1900). His life was cut short by tuberculosis. Among his works were a String Trio (1900), piano pieces, and songs.
S. Gentile, Breve ricordo della vita e opere di N. A., musicista russo (Palermo, 1911).
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