«Alexander Goedicke» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Alexander Fyodorovich Goedicke (Russian: Александр Фёдорович Гедике, b. Moscow, February 20, 1877 (O.S.) or March 4, 1877 (N.S.); d. Moscow, July 9, 1957 (N.S.)) was a Russian composer and pianist.


He was a professor at Moscow Conservatory. With no formal training in composition, Goedicke studied piano at the Moscow Conservatory with Galli, Pabst and Safonov. Despite his lack of traditional guidance his compositional efforts were rewarded when he won the Rubenstein Prize for Composition at the young age of 23. Goedicke died at the age of 80, July 9, 1957.