Constantine Adzhemov

Real Name:
Константин Христофорович Аджемов
Constantine Adzhemov (1911–1985) was a Soviet pianist, musicologist, critic, and music educator of the Armenian descent, an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1984). He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1937 after studying with Konstantin Igumnov and received a PhD degree in "chamber ensemble" and "history of pianism" in 1940. Since 1944, Adzhemov had been working as Alexander Goedicke assistant at the Organ and Chamber Ensemble Chair in Conservatory. He also taught piano at the Gnessin Musical College since 1953. Constantine Adzhemov worked as a music editor at the All-Union Radio in 1941–58 and hosted various radio shows since the middle of the fifties.