Evseyev, Sergei, Russian composer and pedagogue; b. Moscow, Jan. 24, 1893; d. there, March 16, 1956. He studied piano with Medtner as a youth, then entered the Moscow Cons., where he continued to study piano with Goldenweiser and also attended classes in composition with Taneyev; upon graduation, he devoted himself to teaching theory at the Moscow Cons. His compositions included 3 syms. (1925,1933,1943), 2 piano concertos (1932), Clarinet Concerto (1943), 2 string quartets (1935, 1945), Dramatic Sonata for Cello and Piano (1941), and many piano pieces.
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