Boris Asafyev

  • Born: 29th July 1884
  • Died: 27th January 1949
  • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Boris Vladimirovich Asafyev (Russian: Бори́с Влади́мирович Аса́фьев) was a Russian and Soviet composer, writer, musicologist, musical critic and one of founders of Soviet musicology. He is the dedicatee of Prokofiev's First Symphony.