Polish-born composer Mieczyslaw Samuilowicz Weinberg (1919-1996; aka Moisei Vainberg) spent the second half of his life in Russia. Besides his many orchestral works, he composed operas, ballets, and piano, chamber, choral, vocal, and instrumental works. He also scored a number of films.
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Wikipedia article noting essential works with comments on style and mention of his arrest during Stalin's regime.
Summary of life with photograph, comments on musical style, and complete works list including discography.
Filmography with list of motion picture credits linked to details of the films from the Internet Movie Database.
Works listed by genre, biography by Ron de Leeuw, photograph, and links from Musicalics.
Music Under Soviet Rule: Mieczyslaw Vainberg
Biographical material including his close affinity to Shostakovich with annotated discography of selected works.
(1919-1996), Warsaw, Poland. In-depth biography with CD reviews and links to additional information and discography from Classical Net.
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