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List of notable or famous film score composers from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in Russia and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian film score composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film score composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film score composer from Russia is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Dmitri Shostakovich and Alfred Schnittke.

This historic film score composers from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from Russia?" These prominent film score composers of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian film score composers.

Use this list of renowned Russian film score composers to discover some new film score composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (45 items)
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Aleksandr Zatsepin


Aleksander Sergeyevich Zatsepin - a Soviet and Russian composer, famous for his soundtracks to many popular movies, notably comedies by Leonid Gaidai. In 1982 Zatsepin went to live in France, four years later returned ; since then he continued to "work in Moscow, rest in Paris". ...more

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Age: 91

Birthplace: Novosibirsk, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: Kidnapping, Caucasian Style, The Diamond Arm, The Red Tent 31 June, + more

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Aleksei Aigi is a film score composer. ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician

Credits: The Horde, Mars, Moloch Tropical, The Wedding Chest Happiness, + more

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Alex Khaskin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Alex Khaskin is a Russian composer He was born in St. Petersburg. He spent his early years studying music, classical orchestration, and arrangement. He immigrated to Canada in 1981 and is now a film composer residing in Toronto. He also has a son, David Khaskin. Fulltime Killer Ginger Snaps ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer

Credits: Replicant, Nostradamus, Killer Rats, Fulltime Killer My Opposition: The Diaries of Friedrich Kellner, + more

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Alexander Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Alexander Goldstein, also credited as Aleksandr Goldshteyn and Aleksandr Goldstein in films, is a Russian–American music composer, conductor, songwriter, record producer, film producer, director, editor and is the founder of ABG World and SportMusic.com. He was born in Moscow, USSR, into a family of ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Film Producer Film Editor, + more

Credits: Ego Zhena Kouritsa, Vasya, Orange Winter, Cloud-Paradise

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Alexander Vustin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Alexander Kuzmich Vustin, also Voustin or Wustin is a Russian composer. ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: Anna Karamazoff

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Alfred Schnittke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Alfred Schnittke was a Soviet and Russian composer. Schnittke's early music shows the strong influence of Dmitri Shostakovich. He developed a polystylistic technique in works such as the epic Symphony No. 1 and his first concerto grosso. In the 1980s, Schnittke's music began to become more widely ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1934-1998)

Birthplace: Engels, Saratov Oblast, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: The Ninth Day, The Ascent, Burning Snow, Nasty Love The End of St. Petersburg, + more

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Andrei Petrov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Andrey Pavlovich Petrov was a Russian and Soviet composer. He was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1980. Andrey Petrov is known for his music for numerous classic Soviet films such as I Step Through Moscow, Beware of the Car, and Office Romance. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1930-2006)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Composer

Credits: The Blue Bird, Amphibian Man, Office Romance, Khrustalyov My Car!, + more

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Andrei Sigle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Russia
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Andrey Sigle is a Russian film producer, film music composer, and musician. ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Composer

Credits: The Sun, Faust, Father and Son, Taurus The Orchard, + more

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