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Artemy Vedel (Composer)

Born: 1767, Kiev, Ukraine

Died: 1808, Kiev, Ukraine

Nationality: Russian

Artemy Vedel was a Russian Imperialand Ukrainian military and liturgical composer of Ukrainian origin, who has made an important contribution in the music history of Ukraine. Together with Maxim Berezovsky and Dmitry Bortniansky, Vedel is recognized as one of the Golden Three Ukrainian composers of the 18th century.

He was born in Kyiv (now Ukraine). He studied at the Peter-Mogila-Academy and later in St. Petersburg and Moscow under Giuseppe Sarti. In 1796 accompanied Levanidov to Kharkov (now Kharkiv) to conduct the Kharkov College choir.

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