Death of a Russian composer, 62

Death of a Russian composer, 62


norman lebrecht

December 01, 2022

We have been informed of the death in Moscow of the composer and organist Kirill Alekseevich Umansky.

A friend of Mieczyslaw Weinberg, Umansky completed the senior composer’s 22nd symphony while he was incapacitated after a fall.

There is a fine recording.


  • Tony Sanderson says:

    Not someone else in Russia whi has died after a fall.

    • Tony Sanderson says:

      News reports in today’s Daily Mail state that Vladimir Putin has soiled himself after a fall down a flight of stairs.