Nikolay Sokolovsky

Tchaikovsky Research

Russian violinist, composer and teacher (b. 21 November/3 December 1865; d. 24 January 1921 in Moscow), born Nikolay Nikolayevich Sokolovsky (Николай Николаевич Соколовский).

In 1888, he graduated from Jan Hřímalý's violin class and Sergey Taneyev's music-theory class at the Moscow Conservatory. From 1888 to 1890 he taught at the music school in Kazan, before returning to the Moscow Conservatory to teach violin, viola and music theory classes.