^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home

Welcome to Naxos Records

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?  
Keyword Search
 in   

ALEXANDER SERGEIEVICH TANEYEV  

(1850 - 1918)

Alexander Sergeyevich Taneyev was the uncle of Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, a musician whose activities are very much better known today through his association with Tchaikovsky, at first as a pupil and then as a friend and colleague, with Rachmaninov and other Russian musicians in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Alexander Sergeyevich has fared worse at the hands of posterity. Six years older than his nephew, he was born in Petrograd in 1850 and after graduating from the University there pursued a career of considerable distinction in the government service, rising to the position of director of the Imperial Chancellery.

He had received musical training, having taken lessons from Reichel in Dresden, and from Petrov and Rimsky-Korsakov at home.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 




 
 
  View Albums
 
 


Naxos Records, a member of the Naxos Music Group