Andrei Petrov

Born: 1930, Leningrad
Died: 2006, St Petersburg

Composer. Born in Leningrad to surgeon Pavel Petrov and artist Olga Vaulina (1930). Wrote the music to the ballet The Creation of the World (1968). Winner of the State Prize (1967, 1976), People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1976). Died in St Petersburg and buried at the Volkovo Cemetery (2006).

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