Aleksey Davidov

Aleksey Davidov

  • Born
    1867
  • Died
    1940
  • Birthplace
    Moscow, Russia
Alexei Augustovich Davidov was a Russian cellist and composer, and also a banker, industrialist, and businessman. Davidov was born in Moscow on August 23, 1867, the son of mathematician and educator August Davidov originally from Courland. His uncle Karl Davidov was the cellist and composer, and head of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. In 1891 Davidov was graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Saint Petersburg and also from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory with a concentration in cello and composition.

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