Anatoly Lepin

Anatoly Yakovlevich Lepin (Russian: Анато́лий Я́ковлевич Ле́пин; Latvian: Anatols Liepiņš; 30 December [O.S. 17 December] 1907, in Moscow – 24 October 1984, in Moscow) was a Soviet composer.

He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1936, having studied composition with A. N. Aleksandrov, and went on to teach in Tashkent from 1936 to 1938 then in Kharkov from 1938 to 1939.[1]

He lived in Riga from 1945 to 1950,[2] and during that period composed the State Anthem of the Latvian SSR.[3]


  1. ^ Ho and Feofanov (1989). Biographical Dictionary of Russian/Soviet Composers. Greenwood.
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