Dmitri Shostakovich: Chronicles of His Life and Work, in 10 vols., Vol. 1 (1903-1930)


The book represents the life and work of one of the greatest composers of the XX century as part of the reference and biographical genre of the chronicle.

A chronicle of the life and work of Dmitri Shostakovich is the product of many years of work by researchers from Russia and the West. It contains a detailed record of all events of Dmitri Shostakovich′s life known at present and takes into account a great number of previously unpublished documents, including manuscripts hitherto considered lost and newly discovered music drafts.
A chronicle of the life and work of Dmitri Shostakovich eliminates errors of previous researches fact from legend, and establishes a definitive chronology of Dmitri Shostakovich′s output.

Irina Shostakovich, Manashir Yakubov, project initiators
Irina Shostakovich, project coordinator and sponsor
Lyudmila Kovnatskaya, editor-in-chief
Mikhail Aleynikov, Valeriya Velichko, Natalya Gradoboyeva, Olga Digonskaya, Lyudmila kovnatskaya, Larisa Miller, editorial board members
Larisa Miller, executive editor
Olga Digonskaya, Galina Kopytova, Laurel E. Fay, referees