Krein, Alexander

(1883-1951)
   Russian composer, brother of Grigori Krein. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory, where he served as professor (1912-17). He was then secretary of the Russian Board of Education (1918-20), and a member of the board of the State Publishing Department (1918-27). He was one of the leaders of the Jewish musical movement and an active member of the Society for Jewish Folk Music. His music contains Jewish traditional folk motifs.

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  • KREIN, ALEXANDER ABRAMOVICH — (1883–1951), composer. After Krein completed his studies at the Moscow Conservatory in 1908 (cello and composition), he was named professor at the same institution (1912–17). He was also secretary of the Russian Board of Education (1918–20), and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Alexander Krein — (born 20 October 1883 in Nizhny Novgorod died April 1951 in Staraya Ruza) was a Soviet composer of Jewish heritage. BackgroundThe Krein family was steeped in the klezmer tradition; his father Abram (who moved to Russia from Lithuania in 1870) was …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Abramowitsch Krein — (russisch Александр Абрамович Крейн; * 8.jul./ 20. Oktober 1883greg. in Nischni Nowgorod; † 21. April 1951 in Staraja Russa) war ein russischer Komponist jüdischer Abstammung. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Krein — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexander Abramowitsch Krein, (1883 1951) russischer Komponist jüdischer Abstammung Grigori Abramowitsch Krein, russischer Komponist Mark Grigorjewitsch Krein, ukrainischer Mathematiker Selim… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander Krein — Alexander Abramovitch Krein (en russe Александр Абрамович Крейн), né le 20 octobre 1883 à Nijny Novgorod et mort le 25 avril 1951 à Staraïa Roussa, est un compositeur soviétique d’héritage juif. Il était l’ami d’Alexandre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Krein —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Alexander Krein (1883 1951), compositeur soviétique Mark Krein (1907 1989), mathématicien ukrainien Voir aussi Théorème de Krein Milman… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Krein, Grigori — (1885 1955)    Russian composer and violinist, brother of Alexander Krein. He studied in Moscow and later in Leipzig. From 1926 to 1934 he lived in Paris and later in Tashkent. A number of his compositions have a Jewish content …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Tannaka–Krein duality — In mathematics, Tannaka–Krein duality theory concerns the interaction of a compact topological group and its category of linear representations. Its natural extension to the non Abelian case is the Grothendieck duality theory. It extends an… …   Wikipedia

  • Tannaka-Krein duality — In mathematics, Tannaka Krein duality theory concerns the interaction of a compact topological group and its category of linear representations. It extends an important mathematical duality between compact and discrete commutative topological… …   Wikipedia

  • Grigori Krein — Grigori Abramowitsch Krein (russisch Григорий Абрамович Крейн; * 6.jul./ 18. März 1879greg. in Nischni Nowgorod; † 6. Januar 1957 in Komarowo) war ein russischer Komponist. Krein studierte in Moskau bei Jan Hřimalý, Paul Juon und Reinhold Glière… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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