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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri ShostakovichAKA Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich

Born: 25-Sep-1906
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 9-Aug-1975
Location of death: Moscow, Russia
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Russia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Symphony No. 7

Father: (engineer)
Wife: Nina Varzar (m. 1932, open marriage, d. 1954)
Son: Maxim Shostakovich (conductor and pianist, b. 10-May-1938)
Wife: Margarita Kainova (m. 1956, div. 1959)
Wife: Irina Supinskaya (m. 1962)

    University: Petrograd Conservatory (1919-25)
    Professor: Leningrad Conservatory (1945-)

    Communist Party 1960 (Russian)
    Léonie Sonning Music Prize 1973
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis, Appendicitis

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