(b. Oranienbaum, July 8, 1864), composer and musical critic. In 1889 he began to write for the Novoe Vremya, The Artist, The Moscow Viedemosti, etc. His compositions inc lu de : An opera, ' A Terrible Revenge,' on a subject from G ogol; ' Arabian Suite ' for orchestra, op. 3 ; Symphony in E minor, op. 8 (1895); Valse Serenade for string orchestra ; numerous pianoforte pieces, including ' In the Heart of Nature,' op. 11, and ' Eastern Sketches,' opp. 12,1 3 ; about twenty-four songs. R. N.