Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich

Rostropovich, Mstislav Leopol’dovich

 

Born Mar. 27, 1927, in Baku. Cellist. People’s Artist of the USSR (1966).

Rostropovich graduated in 1946 from the Moscow Conservatory, where he studied cello under S. M. Kozolupov. He was a participant in several all-Union and international competitions of performing musicians. In 1978, Rostropovich and his wife, G. P. Vishnevskaia, were deprived of Soviet citizenship for undermining the prestige of the USSR. [22–951–4; updated]

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Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich was born March 27, 1927, in Baku, in Soviet Azerbaijan.
Venues The Moscow State Conservatory The Moscow International House of Music (Dom Muziki) The Tchaikovsky State Concert Hall Hosts Ministry of Culture and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation Federal Agency of Culture and Cinematography OSCONCERT President of the Organizing Committee of the Competition Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich Vice president of the Organizing Committee of the Competition Alexander Sergeevich Sokolov (Minister of Culture and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation) Divisions Piano, Violin, Cello, Vocal Jury presidents Piano - Nikolay Arnoldovich Petrov Violin - Vladimir Theodorovich Spivakov Cello - Natalia Nikolaevna Shakhovskaya Vocal - Irina Petrovna Bogacheva General sponsor Toyota Motor Corporation Official competition website www.