Born in Oslo, Norway; U.S. citizen; father, a diplomat; mother, an engineer. Education: Attended Gnesin Music Institute, Moscow, Russia.
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Mosconcert, soloist and chamber music performer, 1969-87; composer and author, 1987—. Moscow Academy, assistant conductor of Stanislavsky Opera, 1969-77.
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Russian Folk Songs: Musical Genres and History, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2002.
Composer of choral works published by Oxford University Press and Hal Leonard. Contributor to Encyclopedia Americana. Contributor to periodicals, including Parade, Smithsonian, Air and Space, and Andante.com.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
An anthology of Russian folk songs, for Musica Russica.