Vladislav Agafonnikov

Владислав Германович Агафонников

b. 18 March 1936

Agafonnikov studied composition at the Moscow Conservatory with Vissarion Shebalin , and piano with Yakov Zak, graduating in 1959 and 1962 respectively.

He became a composer, creating many choral and orchestral works.

He began to teach at the Moscow Conservatory in 1961, becoming a professor in 1990. Alexei Nasedkin and Alexander Slobodyanik were two of his many students.

Alexander Tchaikovsky, Vladimir Fedoseyev and Vladislav Agafonnikov