Leonid Bashmakov

Biography

Born: April 1, 1927; Terijoki  
Bashmakov studied composition and conducting at the Helsinki Academy. He took a position as theatre conductor in Tampere in 1960. His compositions are influenced by his Russian heritage and also by Merikanto, one of his professors at the Helsinki Academy. Bashmakov studied composition and conducting at the Helsinki Academy. He took a position as theatre conductor in Tampere in 1960. His compositions are influenced by his Russian heritage and also by Merikanto, one of his professors at the Helsinki Academy. Read less