Hubert, Nikolai, Russian conductor and pedagogue; b. St. Petersburg, March 19, 1840; d. Moscow, Oct. 8, 1888. He studied with his father, then at the St. Petersburg Cons. (1863–68) with Zaremba and A. Rubinstein. In 1869 he was in Odessa as an opera conductor. In 1870 he was engaged as a prof, of music theory at the Moscow Cons. He succeeded N. Rubinstein as its director in 1881, resigning in 1883, and retiring from teaching in 1888. He also wrote music criticism in Moscow newspapers.
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