1798–1870
Alexei Lvov, Алексей Фёдорович Львов

Introduction

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Born: June 5, 1798, Re­val (now Tall­inn), Es­to­nia.

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

Buried: Pažais­lis Mon­as­te­ry, Kau­nas, Li­thu­an­ia.

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Biography

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.

Sources

Music