(1907 - 1993) Soviet and Russian conductor. The I All Russia Conductors Competition winner (1938). Honoured Man of Arts of RSFSR, People’s Artist of RSFSR. In 1934, he founded the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic, becoming its Principal Conductor in 1936. He chief-conducted the symphony orchestra in Rostov-on-Don between 1938 to 1941, and the Sverdlovsk Symphony Orchestra until 1970.