Shostakovich in America: how many composers can you name?

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Sent abroad to lie for his country, Dmitri Shostakpvich is closely guarded by the odious Tikhon Khrennikov, who keeps one hand on the great man’s arm. Two behind the minder, to the right, is Aaron Copland (also with a minder’s arm looped through his).

But who are all these other attentive men?

 Picture courtesy of the DSCH Shostakovich Journal, via social media.

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