NEW: Composers Daniel Schorno and John Dante Prevedini discuss creativity, innovation and re-invention with Maria Nockin, Mary Mogil, Giuseppe Pennisi and Roderic Dunnett in our hour-long April 2021 video.
RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
Russian pianist and composer Victor Babin was born in Moscow on 13 December 1908. He studied in Berlin with both Schnabel and Schreker, and departed for America in 1937. His marriage and partnership with Vitya Vronsky brought them fame as a piano duo. In 1961 he became Director of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and died in Cleveland on 1 March 1972.