SAD NEWS | Lithuanian Composer Anatolijus Šenderovas Has Died – Aged 74 [RIP]

Celebrated Lithuanian composer Anatolijus Šenderovas has passed away - aged 74

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Celebrated Lithuanian composer Anatolijus Šenderovas has passed away – aged 74.

A graduate of the Lithuanian State Conservatory, Tel Aviv Rubin Music Academy and the St Petersburg Rimsky-Kosavkov Conservatory, he will be remembered as one of the most accomplished Lithuanian composers of all time.

His major works included 3 symphonies and 2 cello concertos – and his 2001 ‘Cantus’ for Solo Violin – written in memory of luminary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz.

Throughout his lifetime he was honored with an Order of the Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas Cross, the Lithuanian National Prize – and the World Intellectual Property Organization‘s prestigious composer’s accolade.

Our condolences are with Mr Šenderovas’ family, friends, colleagues and students.

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