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BIOGRAPHY: Shostakovich Remembered

More than 20 years after his death, there is still no authoritative biography of the late Russian composer Dmitrii Shostakovich. The authenticity of Solomon Volkov’s Testimony, published in 1979, is heavily disputed by those who knew Shostakovich well, while a recent anecdotal account of the composer’s life has done little to resolve other outstanding questions