Sofya Malozyomova

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Russian pianist and teacher (b. 1845 or 1846 in Saint Petersburg; d. 5/18 January 1908 in Saint Petersburg), born Sofya Aleksandrovna Malozyomova (Софья Александровна Малозёмова).

She was a contemporary of Tchaikovsky at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, and graduated from Teodor Leszetycki's piano class in 1865. From 1887 until 1908 she was professor of piano at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory.

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

One letter from Tchaikovsky to Sofya Malozyomova has survived, dating from 1883, and has been translated into English on this website:

4 letters from Malozyomova to Tchaikovsky, dating from around 1875 to 1883, are preserved in the Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve at Klin (a4, Nos. 2366–2369).

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