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Alexander Fyodorovich Goedicke (Composer)

Born: 4th March 1877, Moscow, Russia

Died: 9th July 1957, Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Russian

Alexander Fyodorovich Goedicke was a Soviet and Russian composer and pianist.

Goedicke was a professor at Moscow Conservatory. With no formal training in composition, he studied piano at the Moscow Conservatory with Galli, Pavel Pabst and Vasily Safonov. Goedicke won the Anton Rubinstein Competition in 1900. Despite his lack of traditional guidance, his compositional efforts were rewarded when he won the Rubinstein Prize for Composition at the young age of 23.