Timofei Dokschitzer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Timofei Dokschitzer

Russian musician

Date of Birth: 13-Dec-1921

Place of Birth: Nizhyn, Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 16-Mar-2005

Profession: composer, conductor, trumpeter, music pedagogue

Nationality: Russia

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Timofei Dokschitzer

  • Timofei Aleksandrovich Dokschitzer (Russian: ??????? ????????????? ????????, 13 December 1921, Nizhyn, Ukraine — 16 March 2005, Vilnius) was a Soviet Russian trumpeter, Professor of Gnesins Musical College.
  • He was the solo-trumpeter of Bolshoi Theater. He started to play when he was 10 years old.
  • He finished the Central Musical School and Gnesins Musical College.
  • In 1947 he won the International Competition in Prague.
  • In 1957 he finished the Moscow State Conservatory.
  • He became one of the outstanding trumpeters of the world, who proved that trumpet can be a solo-instrument, as the violin or piano. He played both classical musical compositions and modern concertos by Alexander Arutiunian and others.
  • Some of his records then were re-issued on CDs. His very distinctive style and sound was born out of a love of Opera and his playing emulates very much that of an Operatic influence. At the International Trumpet Days Bremen, Germany he gave each year masterclasses from 1992 - 1999 and was professor at the International Trumpet Academy Bremen, Germany from 1994 - 1999 together with international trumpeters like Pierre Thibaud (France), Bo Nilsson (Sweden), Otto Sauter (Germany).

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