Valery Strukow (1937-2005)
Valery Strukow was born March 10th, 1937 in Russia and studied at the Moscow Music College with Theodor Gutmann (piano) and Aram Khatchaturian (composition). He lived in Berlin and Moscow.
His works include a concerto for piano and symphony orchestra, a Concerto for tuba and symphony orchestra, a concerto for trumpet and string orchestra, the opera “Maria Stuart” (on F. Schiller’s text), a tuba quartet, a Trio for oboe, horn and piano, a ten-part Brass-Suite, “Russian Miniatures” for string quartet, several symphonic poems and suites for orchestra, numerous works for organ, piano (a.o. 12 Preludes),for other instruments and for voice. Valery Strukow died in 2005.