RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Russian composer and conductor Anatoly Kremer was born on 9 March 1933.
He was known for his film scores - Eksperiment (1970), Klop 75 ili Mayakovsky of 1976 and the 1994 TV movie Nam syo eshchyo semshno - and many operettas and musical comedies. He was chief conductor of the Moscow Academic Theatre of Satire, and a former People's Artist of the USSR.
He died on 1 August 2015, aged eighty-two, following a long illness.