1798–1870
Alexei Lvov, Алексей Фёдорович Львов
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June 5, 1798, Re­val (now Tall­inn), Es­to­nia.

De­cem­ber 28, 1870, near Kov­no (now Kau­nas), Li­thu­an­ia.

Pažais­lis Mon­as­te­ry, Kau­nas, Li­thu­an­ia.

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Lvov’s father directed the imperial court chapel in St. Petersburg. After a tour of duty in the Russian army, Alexis took over his father’s post, and stayed in that position 24 years. He composed operas, violin music, and various religious pieces, retiring in 1867 due to deafness.

  1. Russian Hymn