Russian piano prizewinner diesmain
The Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory has announced the death of Professor Alexei Nasedkin. He was 72.
A Neuhaus student, Nasedkin came sixth at the second Tchaikovsky competition in 1962 and won third place at the 1966 Leeds Competition, behind Rafael Orozco (1st) and Viktoria Postnikova and Semyon Kruchin (joint 2nd).
He was president of the Russian Schubert Society.