Tikhon Khrennikov


1913 — 2007
Tikhon Nikolayevich Khrennikov (10 June [O.S. 28 May] 1913 – 14 August 2007) was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist, and leader of the Union of Soviet Composers, who was also known for his political activities. He wrote three symphonies, four piano concertos, two violin concertos, two cello concertos, operas, operettas, ballets, chamber music, incidental music and film music.