|Peter Isakov (1886 – 1958)
Peter Isakov (1886-25.04.1958) - a famous Russian guitar teacher and performer. He was born in the Crimea, in the village of Alsou. After graduating from music school choral department in Sevastopol continued studying music in St. Petersburg, where he moved in 1910.
In 1895, Isakov began to study the game on a seven-string guitar school Sichrow, carrots, etc., for 2 years lost all her books, and gave the first solo concert, and then moved on to a six-string guitar-ing ...
In 1913 he was invited to the Winter Palace - learn to play the guitar children of Emperor Nicholas II. Often played at charity concerts. After the revolution, he lived in a small room he inherited from his apartment, which became communal. In this case continued to engage in performing and teaching.
For many years he worked at the Mariinsky Theatre, playing the guitar in opera productions. He played with the FI Chaliapin, and LV Sobinova. Among the fans of his games have been IE Repin, AA Block, AS Kuprin, SA Yesenin. He taught at the Music School of the Leningrad Conservatory. Among his students - L. Andronov, V. Vavilov, K. Khrustalyov, J. Kovalevsky, A. Kovalev and others.
PI Isakov - the author of numerous transcriptions for guitar, including the IS Bach.